Luggage storage in New York City has changed dramatically in the years following the 9/11 tragedy and with the introduction of the crowd sourcing and the sharing economy. We have some traditional ways for you to store your luggage as well as some unique "only in NYC" best ways to store luggage in NYC. We cover luggage storage at Penn Station, Grand Central, Port Authority as well as thousands of local spots around the city with companies like Vertoe, Schwartz, BagBnB, LuggageHero, Bounce and more.

Of course, almost all hotels will your store luggage free either before or after your reservation, so that should be the first place you check. However, if a hotel stay is not an option for your travels, here are some other great places to store luggage in New York.

Luggage Storage Penn Station (Amtrak)

Penn Station no longer offers luggage storage since 9/11. However, Amtrak ticket holders may store their luggage for $10 per piece at Penn Station. According to the Amtrak site, "Customers holding tickets for Amtrak travel may store their items in Parcel Check service when available for $10 per item for 24 hours. Customers that don’t have an Amtrak ticket may store items for $20 per item for 24 hours (valid photo ID required)." See Amtrak Penn Station Luggage for details.

For those not traveling on Amtrak or who want to pay less money (from $5.95 per day) and store their bags within a few blocks of Penn Station check out Vertoe and more NYC Luggage Companies below.

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Luggage Storage Grand Central Station

Grand Central Station also does not offer luggage storage following 9/11. However, there are other options available. For those want to pay a low rate (from $5.95 per day) and store their bags within a few blocks of Grand Central Station, check out Vertoe and more NYC Luggage Companies below.

The convenient location of these luggage storage service make it easy to leave your luggage while you explore, shop and eat your way through NYC luggage free!

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Luggage Storage Port Authority NYC

Those who are looking for luggage storage at Port Authority should check with their bus carrier, who may have limited storage capacity. If you are a ticketed Greyhound passenger, you can store your baggage at the Greyhound ticket window for a fee.

There are also plenty of NYC Luggage Companies within a few blocks of Port Authority, including Luggage Hero, Vertoe, Schwartz and others.

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Luggage Storage Companies

Following are some of the top luggage storage companies in New York City:

Vertoe

Vertoe is an on-demand, short-term luggage storage service all over NYC to store personal items. Whether you are looking for short-term locker rentals alternatives, daily space or even hourly storage space, Vertoe services are a quantum leap from conventional luggage storage. Rates generally start at $5.95 a day per piece with up to $5,000 insurance. Vertoe offers storage locations all over New York City as well as near JFK, LGA and Newark Airports.

Vertoe’s unique and digitally coded tamper proof seal makes it a safer and convenient alternative to any conventional locker storage. All their partner locations are manually vetted, verified and trained to handle your stuff safely.

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Bounce

Bounce is another premium luggage storage service like Vertoe with locations all over NYC. They offer a flat daily rate of $5.90 per day per item. What sets Bounce apart is they offer baggage insurance of up to $3000.

More Info: https://usebounce.com/city/new-york

Luggage Hero

Just like Bounce and Vertoe, with locations all over NYC (and globally) with a max rate of $8 per day per bag.

More Info: https://luggagehero.com/

Schwartz Travel & Storage

Schwartz Travel & Storage was the original luggage storage option in NYC, long before the sharing economy, the internet and apps existed. They have an excellent reputation and their flagship store is location at 357 West 37 Street, between 8th and 9th Aves, and between Penn Station (34th) and Port Authority (40th).

Schwartz is on the ground floor (no steps, elevators or escalators), they are open 24/7, offer rates $5 to $10 Maximum Per day (depending on the size) and will match or beat any competitors rates. Walk ins are welcome and no reservation is necessary.

More Info: http://schwartztravel.com

CBH Luggage Storage

CBH is another reliable place where travelers can store their luggage. CBH is on the 5th floor of an elevator building at 31 West 46th Street Between 5th & 6th Avenue, near Grand Central Station.

Regular charges are $2.50 per hour per bag, $7-10 per day and oversized bags ( like surfboards) are charged between $15 to $20. Pick up or drop off outside of the working hours (7am to midnight) has an additional fee of $59&up.

Other services offered by CBH include Boarding Pass printing, free lounge with TV area, free wifi & phone charging.

More Info: cbhluggagestorage.com

More NYC Luggage Storage Options

  • BagBnb
  • Stasher
  • Nanny Bag
  • My Bag Check (pick up and drop off for a fee – especially great if you don’t want to start and end your day in the same place)

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Places with NO Luggage Storage in NYC

Museums, Attractions, Port Authority, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Airport. See our list of NYC Luggage Companies to find nearby locations to store your luggage.

JFK Airport offers baggage storage in Terminals 4 & 8. Go to https://www.jfkairport.com and look under Services to see their offers.

There is also a luggage storage service close to the Barclays – Atlantic Terminal at the local FedEx outlet.

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Luggage Storage Tips in NYC

What You Should Not Store in Luggage

While all of these luggage storage services are safe and reliable, it is best to remove any cash, jewelry, fragile items or any other valuable items from the luggage you are about to store and keep them with you.

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Luggage Storage Sharing Services

Passengers and innovative entrepreneurs have also found new ways to store luggage while in New York. This has been made possible, mainly due to the rise of Airbnb or luggage sharing services around the city of New York, and especially close to both Penn Station, Grand Central Station and Port Authority Bus Station. One of the reasons why these are considered to be the best way to store luggage in NYC is because they also offer other value-added services such as, free Wi-Fi service and free phone calls, along with free printing services.

Many luggage services that operate in New York City also offer a comfortable lounge area if you just want to relax, and free phone charging. If you have plans on being in New York City soon then you could also contact these luggage storage and luggage storage sharing services to get amazing discount packages and deals.

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