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Directions, Travel, and Lodging

Our Location

The New York Academy of Sciences
7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street, 40th floor
New York, NY 10007-2157
Click here to see a map

Public Transportation

New York City Transit
Fares on the New York City transit system (MTA) are currently $2.75 per trip (includes one free transfer—bus to bus, or bus to train, or train to bus). You can also purchase a multiple-ride or unlimited-ride MetroCard and receive discounted fares. Buses accept MetroCards or exact change only.

New York City Subway Map
2, 3 to Park Place
A, C to Chambers Street
E to World Trade Center
R to Cortlandt Street
4, 5 or J, Z to Fulton Street

New York City Bus Map
M1, M6, M20, and M22 to Chambers Street

PATH Rail System
Fares on the PATH system are currently $2.75 per trip (pay-per-ride MetroCards are accepted at each station). Service to the World Trade Center is available from Newark Penn Station, Jersey City, and Hoboken in New Jersey. When you arrive at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, the Vesey Street exit will put you just north of 7 World Trade Center.

Long Island Railroad
For travel from Long Island, arriving in New York Penn Station

Metro-North Railroad
For travel from points north, arriving in Grand Central Station

New Jersey Transit
From New Jersey, arriving in New York Penn Station.

Staten Island Ferry
Service from Staten Island, connecting to Manhattan MTA buses and subways.

New York Waterway
Provides service from points in New Jersey, across the Hudson River. The World Financial Center Terminal is the closest to 7 World Trade Center.

East River Ferry
Provides services from points in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. The Wall Street/Pier 11 Terminal is the closest to 7 World Trade Center.

For travel from points throughout the United States and Canada, arriving in New York Penn Station, and Newark Penn Station.

From New York Penn Station, take the one of the following downtown subway routes: 2, 3 to Park Place; A, C to Chambers Street; E to World Trade Center

From Newark Penn Station, take the PATH to World Trade Center

Airports: Taxi

La Guardia Airport
Taxis take about 20-40 minutes. Group rides are generally available at the dispatch lines, outside the baggage claim areas. You may find out more information about taxi fares in New York at the Taxi and Limousine Commission website.

John F. Kennedy Airport
Taxis take about an hour. Yellow cabs into Manhattan must provide a flat fare of $52, plus any tolls. The meter will not be turned on, and the night surcharge will not be added. If passengers request multiple stops, the flat rate of $52 will be collected at the first stop in Manhattan, and the meter will be turned on for the remainder of the trip. The metered fare should be collected at the last stop, from the last passenger. You may find out more information about taxi fares in New York at the Taxi and Limousine Commission website.

Newark Airport
Taxis take about 45 minutes. Group rates are available.

Airports: Shuttles, Express Buses, and Rail

SuperShuttle (blue and yellow van)
Operates direct service daily, 24 hours. Return trip requires 24 hours notice. Telephone, toll free 1.800.BLUE.VAN.

NYC Airporter Express Shuttle Bus
NYC Airporter also provides New York Airport Transfers between JFK & LGA airports, every 20-30 minutes. Express buses depart from Grand Central, Penn Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.

Gray Line Air Shuttle Minibus
Serves a number of hotels directly from JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark airports.

Newark Airport Express Bus
Express bus service between Newark Liberty Airport and New York City Port Authority. Buses run every 15 minutes during the day, 365 days a year (departures every 30 minutes before 6:45 AM and after 11:15 PM).

AirTrain Newark
The regional rail transportation connection between Newark Airport and New York Penn Station. Passengers can take scheduled NJ Transit or Amtrak rail service between New York Penn Station and the Newark International Airport Rail Link station, situated close to the airport terminals. At the Rail Link station passengers transfer onto AirTrain for the short ride to/from the airport terminals. Passengers can also check flight information, purchase airline tickets and check-in for their flight.

Parking Near 7 World Trade Center

270 Greenwich St., entrance on Murray St. between West St. & Greenwich St.


Barclay St. between Broadway and Church St.


44 West Broadway, between Murray St. and Park Pl.


69 Warren St., at West Broadway


345 South End Ave., at Liberty St.


35 Reade St., at Broadway (6:00 AM - 1:00 AM)


90 West St., at Albany St.


Washington St. at Carlisle St.


121 Reade St., between Hudson St. and Greenwich St.


Hotels Near 7 World Trade Center

Recommended partner hotel
Club Quarters, World Trade Center
140 Washington Street
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 212.577.1133

The New York Academy of Sciences is a member of the Club Quarters Hotel network, which offers significant savings on hotel reservations.

Club Quarters World Trade Center is located opposite Memorial Plaza on the south side of the World Trade Center site and just a short walk to the Academy.

Use the Club Quarters Reservation link to reserve your discounted accommodations online.

Other Nearby Hotels

Conrad New York


Millenium Hilton


Marriott Financial Center


Eurostars Wall Street Hotel


Gild Hall, Financial District


Wall Street Inn


Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park