Please keep in mind that the public transportation fare as of July 2009 is $2.25. The subways accept MetroCards. Buses accept MetroCards and exact change fares. With MetroCards you can transfer from subway to bus and bus to subway for one fare. MetroCards are available at the Javits Center as well as local stores.
M34: Runs east/west on 34th Street. Stops on 11th Avenue outside the Javits Center and at Penn Station.
M42: Runs east/west on 42nd street. Stops directly outside the Javits Center and at Grand Central Station.
New Jersey Transit and other buses arrive at the Port Authority terminal at 42nd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. The M42 will bring you from there to the Javits Center.
If you need information on the theatre, museums, galleries and other interesting things to do while you're in New York, you can call 'Manhattan Concierge' at 1-800-697-4697. Please note that you cannot purchase Auto Show tickets through this service. Tickets are available only through this website, or at the door.
From New Jersey
Academy Bus operates weekday and weekend service to New York's Port Authority from multiple locations in Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex and Burlington counties, including: Route 9, Lakewood/Old Bridge Route 36, Route 35, Long Branch , Westampton, Hightstown, Point Pleasant/Shore Points, PNC Bank Arts Center, Jackson, Sayreville and Forked River.
For detailed schedule and fare information, please visit the Academy Bus website at academybus.com or call 1-800-442-7272.