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The Jacob Javits Center North is located on West 40th Street between 11th and 12th avenues. While there is no parking at the Javits Center, there are many parking garages in the vicinity. Public transportation is also easily accessible to guests of the center.

By Car

From the North (Westchester, Connecticut, Massachusetts)

95 South (via the Cross-Bronx Expressway) to the George Washington Bridge. At approach to bridge, bear right to lower level. Exit at the last exit in New York–Parkway South–9A. Follow Parkway South (Henry Hudson Parkway/West Side Highway) to 42nd Street. Turn left. Go one block to 11th Avenue and turn right.

Saw Mill River Parkway/Henry Hudson Parkway/Route 9A: Follow 9A South to 42nd Street. Turn Left. Go one block to 11th Avenue and turn right.

New York State Thruway/Major Deegan Expressway/Route 87: Major Deegan Expressway to George Washington Bridge exit. Stay in right lane towards lower level. Exit at the last exit in New York–Parkway South–9A. Follow Parkway South (Henry Hudson Parkway/West Side Highway) to 42nd Street. Turn left. Go one block to 11th Avenue and turn right.

From the South (New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, etc.)

95 North to the New Jersey Turnpike. Exit at the Lincoln Tunnel. When exiting the tunnel, bear left. Follow signs for uptown or northbound to 42nd Street. Turn left onto 42nd Street until you reach 11th Avenue and turn left.

George Washington Bridge to Parkway South– 9A. At 42nd Street, turn left. Go one block to 11th Avenue and turn right.

From Queens and Long Island

Queens-Midtown Tunnel: Take Southbound or Downtown exit to 34th Street and turn right. Go west and turn right on 11th Avenue.

Queensboro/59th Street Bridge: Take 60/61st Street Exit. Go to 5th Avenue alongside Central Park to 59th Street. Turn right onto 59th Street to 7th Avenue and turn left. Go two blocks to 57th Street and turn right. Follow 57th Street to 11th Avenue and turn left. The Center is between 34th and 38th streets.

From Staten Island

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge eastbound to the Gowanus Expressway, to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel. Exit westbound to the West Side Highway/12th Avenue. At 34th Street, turn right. Go one block to 11th Avenue and turn left.

Public Transportation

Please keep in mind that the public transportation fare is $2.50. 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 free. MetroCards are available at in subway stations and local stores.  

Buses

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.

Port Authority

New Jersey Transit and other buses arrive at the Port Authority terminal at 42nd Street between 8th and 9th avenues. The M42 bus will take you from there to the Javits Center.

Trains/Subway

The following trains stop at 34th Street/Penn Station:

  • Amtrak www.amtrak.com
  • New Jersey Transit www.njtransit.com
  • The Long Island Rail Road
  • 8th Avenue Subway: A C E      
  • 7th Avenue Subway: 1 2 3      
  • 6th Avenue Subway: B D F N Q R W              

The following trains stop at 42nd Street/Times Square (Broadway):

  • 8th Avenue: A C E      
  • 7th Avenue: 1 2 3     
  • 6th Avenue: B D F 7 N Q R S W               

The following trains stop at Grand Central Station at 42nd Street at Lexington

  • Lexington Avenue Subway: 4 5 6     

Metro North Railroad

For further information, call MTA Travel info: 718.330.1234 or visit www.mta.info/index.html.

Ferry Service

The NY Waterway operates a ferry from Weehawken, NJ. In just 4 minutes the ferry takes you across the Hudson River to 39th Street and 12th Avenue, just one block from the Javits Center. Just park at the convenient lot adjacent to the ferry terminal in Weehawken and take a ferry which leaves every 10 - 15 minutes during peak hours. Call 1-800-53-FERRY for schedule and information or visit www.nywaterway.com.

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