NYC, VISAS AND PASSPORTS

The Westin New York at Times Square is conveniently located with a coveted W. 43rd Street hotel address amid the heart of Broadway. Walk to over 40 theatres, Madison Square Garden, Hudson Yards and dozens of famed city attractions, or enjoy speedy access to all of NYC with most subway lines easily accessible to the hotel’s doorstep. NYC & Company is the official destination marking organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City. To learn more about what to do and see in New York City, visit https://www.nycgo.com/.

VISAS AND PASSPORTS

Every person entering the United States should be in possession of a valid passport and/or identification card. Please contact the nearest United States Embassy or Consulate to your home for further information. The process of obtaining a visa to attend meetings in the United States may take some time. You are strongly urged to apply for a visa as early as possible, preferably at least 60 days before the start of the ATA Spring Meeting. For detailed information regarding obtaining a visa, please visit https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas.html.

You may request a letter of invitation from the ATA to assist you for travel purposes when registering for the ATA Spring Meeting. Please email meetings@thyroid.org with your full contact information (full name, degree, company, complete mailing address, email address, telephone number) to submit an invitation letter request.

NEARBY AIRPORTS

The Westin New York at Times Square nor the ATA offers shuttle service to the hotel.

LaGuardia Airport (LGA): 9.4 miles east of the Westin New York at Times Square

  • Estimated taxi fare: $40.00 USD (one way)

John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 15.5 miles southeast of the Westin New York at Times Square

  • Estimated taxi fare: $58.00 USD (one way)

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR): 15.6 miles southwest of the Westin New York at Times Square

  • Estimated taxi fare: $95.00 USD (one way)

TRAIN

New York Penn Station is approximately .6 miles from the Westin New York at Times Square. To learn more about traveling to New York City via train, visit https://www.amtrak.com/stations/nyp.

PARKING

ATA does not offer any parking discounts for meeting attendees.

  • Off-site parking, fee: $50 USD daily
  • Valet parking, fee: 68 USD daily
  • Please note that parking rates are exclusive of taxes and fees. Oversized vehicles will incur a daily rate of $75++.

SUBWAY

The closest subway station to the Westin New York at Times Square is the 42nd Street Times Square Station.

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