Directions to Jacob Javits Center

 

Getting to Jacob Javits Center (11th Avenue between 34th and 40th Streets)

(Please check local traffic and news websites on June 3, 2011 for any changes.)

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 onto 42nd Street.
  • Drive one block to 11th Avenue and turn right.
  • Javits Center will be on the right.

Saw Mill River Parkway/Henry Hudson Parkway/Route 9A

  • Follow 9A South to 42nd Street.
  • Turn left onto 42nd Street.
  • Drive one block to 11th Avenue and turn right.
  • Javits Center will be on the 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.
  • Drive one block to 11th Avenue and turn right.
  • Javits Center will be on the right.

From the South (New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania

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.
  • Turn left on 11th Avenue.
  • Javits Center will be on the right.

From Queens and Long Island

Queens-Midtown Tunnel

  • Take Southbound or Downtown exit to 34th Street and turn right.
  • Turn right on 11th Avenue.
  • Javits Center will be on the left.

Queensboro/59th Street Bridge

  • Take 60th/61st Street Exit.
  • Drive south on 5th Avenue alongside Central Park to 59th Street.
  • Turn right onto 59th Street.
  • Turn left on 7th Avenue.
  • Drive two blocks to 57th Street and turn right.
  • Follow 57th Street to 11th Avenue and turn left.
  • Javits Center will be on the right.

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.
  • Drive one block to 11th Avenue and turn left.
  • Javits Center will be on the left.

Parking

While there is no parking at the Javits Center, there are many parking garages in the vicinity.

  • Advance, 249 West 43rd Street, 212.221.8902
  • Astor Parking Corporation, 1515 Broadway at 44th Street, 212.869.3543
  • Central Parking System, www.parking.com, 800.836.6666
    • 485 10th Avenue
    • 433 West 37th Street
    • 453 West 35th Street
    • 550 West 37th Street
    • 551 West 38th Street
    • 417 West 35th Street
    • 447 9th Avenue
    • 490 11th Avenue
    • 521 9th Avenue
    • 346 West 40th Street
    • 324 West 34th Street
    • 252 West 40th Street
    • 640 West 42nd Street
    • 304 West 34th Street
    • 575 11th Avenue
    • 360 West 31st Street
    • Port Authority Bus Terminal, 628 8th Avenue
  • Enterprise Parking System, www.enterpriseparking.com
    • 453 West 38th Street
    • 404 West 37th Street
    • 451 10th Avenue
    • 444 10th Avenue
    • 447 West 35th Street
  • Square Industries, 306 West 44th Street, 212.247.5807
  • Times Square Park, 220 West 41st Street, 212.730.1777

Public Transportation

Buses

M34
Runs east/west on 34th Street
Stops on directly 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 bring you from there to the Javits Center.

Trains

Arriving at Penn Station:
Amtrak
New Jersey Transit
The Long Island Rail Road

Arriving at Grand Central Station:
Metro North Railroad


Subway

The following trains stop at Port Authority (42nd Street and 8th Avenue):    
The following trains stop in Times Square (42nd Street and Broadway):      Q Line  
The following trains stop in Herald Square (34th Street):  B LineD LineF LineM LineN LineQ LineR Line
The following trains stop at Bryant Park (42nd Street and 6th Avenue): B LineD LineF LineM Line
The following trains stop at Grand Central Station (42nd Street and Lexington): http://www.javitscenter.com/images1/4.gif http://www.javitscenter.com/images1/5.gif 

For further information, contact MTA at 718.330.1234 or visit www.mta.info.

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 (one block from the Javits Center).
  • Park at the convenient lot adjacent to the ferry terminal in Weehawken. Ferries leave every every 10 - 15 minutes during peak hours.
  • Call 1-800-53-FERRY for schedule and information or visit www.nywaterway.com.