Port of New York

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Port of New York Manhattan

711 12th Avenue at West 55th Street 
New York, New York 10019


All travel times depending on traffic conditions.
John F. Kennedy International Airport - 20 miles (40 minutes)
LaGuardia Airport - 11 miles (30 minutes)
Newark Liberty International Airport - 15 miles (30 minutes)


NCL offers shuttle service from LaGuardia Airport to the New York port, as well as return shuttle service. These transfers can be purchased after you have received your reservation number (approximately 4 weeks prior to sailing. Transfers reserved in advance up until 4 days prior to sailing can be purchased for $35 per person each way.

For more information about Norwegian Shuttle Transfers, please call their Reservations Department at 800-327-7030. You'll need to make sure to have your reservation number and flight information available to purchase the transfers.


On-site Parking is open, and the Porters are available by 9:00am and check out is 1:00pm. The height restriction on personal vehicles for rooftop parking is 8’3″. No reservations accepted. Space is subject to availability and is provided to cruise parkers on a first come, first serve basis. Payment accepted by cash and Visa and MasterCard Credit Cards.

Parking Rates
Tax included. Rates subject to chance.

Daily Rate: Up to 10 hours for drop offs/visitors


Cruise Parking: 1 to 10 nights

$40.00 / per night

Extended Cruise Parking: 11 to 30 nights



If you have any further questions, please visit the Manhattan Terminal Parking website or call their office at +1 212-641-4440, Monday through Friday, 8:30am–5:30pm EST.

RideShares - Uber/Lyft

Rideshare services are available at all cruise terminals and airports. Average fare between the John F. Kennedy International Airport and the Port of New York is currently $60 per ride. Pricing is subject to change and for the most up-to-date information on ride share pricing, Uber and Lyft each offer a price estimator.



Taxicabs are available at all cruise terminals. Yellow Taxicab rate of fares is based on distance and time. For a more detailed breakdown, visit the City’s Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) Rate of Fare. Livery Taxicab (Town Cars or other Car Service) rate of fares should be negotiated in advance.

Estimated Yellow Taxicab fare rates, where tolls and tips are not included, are provided below for your convenience:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Manhattan Cruise Terminal: $52 flat rate
  • La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Manhattan Cruise Terminal: approximately $25 – $35
  • Newark International Airport (ERW) to Manhattan Cruise Terminal: approximately $80 – $100. Price should be negotiated with driver in advance.
  • Port Authority Bus Terminal to Manhattan Cruise Terminal: approximately $8 – $10



The closest subway trains to Manhattan Cruise Terminal are the A, C, B, D or 1 train at Columbus Circle. From Columbus Circle, walk south on 8th Ave and turn right onto 52nd St. Continue down 52nd St to 12th Ave where the terminal is located. Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) Subway website


FROM NORTH NY OR NJ WEST Take the George Washington Bridge to Henry Hudson Parkway South. Exit at 55th Street and continue to port.

FROM SOUTHERN MANHATTAN OR BROOKLYN Take Westside Highway (12th Avenue) North to 55th Street and continue to port. Entrance on 55th Street only.

FROM EASTSIDE MANHATTAN OR BROOKLYN Take the FDR Highway Travel across town on 42nd Street (Major Street). Turn right onto 10th Avenue and continue to 55th Street, make left and go to port.