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The ISNV Symposium and Conference on HIV in the Nervous System will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York in New York, New York, USA. Because the meeting venue is located in the heart of New York City, there are numerous transportation options available for arrival and departure, as well as a wide range of major attractions and restaurants.

NYC at night

Getting to New York

Arriving by air

As a major international hub, New York City is served by most airlines. For meeting participants who will be arriving by air, three major airports serve New York City: John F Kennedy (JFK) and LaGuardia (LGA) in Queens, and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, New Jersey. Shuttle bus services are available from all airports.

John F Kennedy (JFK) International Airport is approximately 17 mi (27 km) from the Grand Hyatt New York. It is a major arrival point for flights from around the world. Public and for-hire transportation to and from the airport is readily available. A taxi from JFK to the hotel will cost approximately $45 USD.

LaGuardia (LGA) Airport is used by travelers mainly for domestic flights. LGA is served by US Airways and Delta, as well as other domestic carriers. LGA is approximately 9 mi (15 km) from the hotel. A taxi from LGA to the hotel will cost approximately $25 USD.

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is located approximately 17 mi (27 km) from the Grand Hyatt New York. While EWR serves as a hub for Continental Airlines, it's also an arrival point for over 40 domestic and international carriers, including British Airways, Lufthansa, and Alitalia. A taxi from EWR to the hotel will cost in excess of $45 USD.

Arriving by train

Meeting participants traveling by Amtrak train will arrive at Penn Station, where transportation to all points in New York City is readily available. The hotel is approximately 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Penn Station. A taxi from Penn Station to the hotel will cost approximately $5 USD.

Other rail services that operate in and around the city include the Long Island Rail Road, New Jersey Transit, and New Jersey Path. The New York subway system, run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, serves New York City and the surrounding area.

Getting to the hotel

Maps and directions to the hotel from JFK, LGA, and EWR are available through the hotel web site. Details about transportation services that you can use for travel to the hotel are also available.

Things to do in and around New York City

Located in the heart of New York City, the hotel is within easy walking distance of many major attractions and restaurants. The following web pages will provide more information about things to do and see in New York City and the surrounding area.

(The ISNV is not affiliated with any of the above sources of information or services.)

Local weather

In May and June, the temperatures in New York City typically range from an average highs of 71-79ºF (22-26ºC) to average lows of 54-64ºF (12-18ºC). For more information about current conditions and area forecasts, visit the Weather Channel web site.