WUN Workshops and AGM 2017 in Amherst and New York City

This page offers information to help you organise your travel to and from Amherst and New York City including transfer from Amherst to New York on 2 May 2017. For assistance with travel around Amherst or other queries regarding your stay in Amherst please email the local team

Travel from/to Airports New York City

JFK Airport
Please see this website for ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to ONE UN New York (including estimated costs). With AirportShuttles.com you can make reservations with local shuttle providers such as SuperShuttle, GO! Airport Shuttle and more. 

A taxi ride from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to ONE UN New York - Millennium will take around 21 minutes (depending on traffic). One-Way from: $55 - $70 USD. 

LaGuardia Airport
Please see this page for the best ways to get from LaGuardia Airport to Manhattan. 

Newark International Airport
Please see this page for the best ways to get from Newark International Airport To Manhattan. 

Bus Service to and from all airports
NYC Airporter provides budget transportation to and from LaGuardia airport to Manhattan, Manhattan to LGA and to Manhattan hotels between 23rd & 63rd streets. They also provide transportation from LGA to JFK and Newark Airports and Penn Station, Grand Central and the Port Authority Bus terminal in Manhattan.

Travel from/to Airports Amherst

From Airports to UMass Amherst 
From Hartford Bradley, Boston Logan, or NYC JFK airports, we recommend Valley Transporter. 
You may also consider the car services, listed below. 

From UMass Amherst to New York
Amtrak runs trains regularly from Springfield, MA to New York Pennsylvania Station. There is also one train per day from Northampton, MA (which is closer to Amherst) to NYC. 

Two non-stop trains leave on 2 May 2017 from Springfield to New York Pennsylvania Station at  5:50 AM and 2:50 PM.

Alternatively you can take one of the four stop trains that leave at 6:40 AM, 10 AM, 4:05 PM, and 6:55 PM.

Travel time: 3.5 to 4 hours. 

Visit the Amtrak website for more information and to purchase tickets ahead of time. Times and cost of the Amtrak train service are subject to change, please check the Amtrak website for the latest information on train departure times and costs. 

To get from Amherst to the Amtrak Train service in Northampton or Springfield, you may take a taxi (UMass Conference Services can provide information about this) or you could coordinate a car service for a group (see list below). 

Car Services 
Advanced reservation is highly recommended. 

Support
For assistance with travel around Amherst or other queries regarding your stay in Amherst please contact: 

E: registration@umass.edu 
T: 413-577-8102