How To Get There

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Driving from Manhattan:

  1. I-495/Long Island Expressway toward Eastern Long Island. Take Exit 22A for the Grand Central Parkway/RFK Bridge (Triboro). Follow the signs to the exit marked Grand Central Parkway West/RFK Bridge (Triboro)/LaGuardia Airport. Take the first exit, Exit P9/Flushing Meadows, Corona Park. At the end of the ramp, turn left for the USTA, Citi Field, the World’s Fair Marina, the Pool/Ice Rink and Pitch & Putt. Turn right for the Queens Museum of Art, Queens Theatre in the Park, Hall of Science, the Zoo, and the Meadow Lake/Picnic Area.
  2. Grand Central Parkway East. Take Exit 9E for Northern Blvd./Rt.25A East. Take the first exit towards Citi Field. Bare right at the exit towards Flushing Meadows Corona Park, make a right turn at the first stop light. Follow signs for Citi Field and the other Park Facilities.

Driving from Long Island:

  1. I-495/Long Island Expressway toward Manhattan. Take Exit 21 for Grand Central Parkway West/RFK Bridge (Triboro). Follow the signs to Grand Central Parkway West/RFK Bridge (Triboro). Once on the Grand Central Parkway, take the first exit, Exit 9P/Flushing Meadows Corona Park. At the end of the ramp, turn left for the USTA, Citi Field, the World’s Fair Marina, the Pool/Ice Rink and Pitch & Putt. Turn right for the Queens Museum of Art, Queens Theatre in the Park, Hall of Science, the Zoo, and the Meadow Lake/Picnic Area.
  2. Grand Central Parkway West. Take Exit 9P/Flushing Meadows Corona Park. . At the end of the ramp, turn left for the USTA, Citi Field, the World’s Fair Marina, the Pool/Ice Rink and Pitch & Putt. Turn right for the Queens Museum of Art, Queens Theatre in the Park, Hall of Science, the Zoo, and the Meadow Lake/Picnic Area.

 Driving from the Bronx:

  1. Take the Whitestone Expressway South to Exit 13-Northern Blvd. Stay in the right lane. Follow the signs to World’s Fair Marina/Citi Field. Go straight ahead for the Marina and Promenade. Make the left turn to all other facilities.
  2. Take the Whitestone Expressway South to the Van Wyck Expressway South. Take Exit 11-Flushing Meadows Corona Park/Jewel Ave. Follow the signs to the Park.

Driving from Brooklyn and Southern Queens:

  1. Van Wyck North. Take Exit 12A. On the exit ramp make first left under highway (U-Turn). After the U-Turn, follow the signs for Flushing Meadows Corona Park. This exit is for the Meadow Lake area only.
  2. Van Wyck North. Take exit 12A to College Pt. Blvd. At the third light, make a left turn into the Park.

BY SUBWAY

Take the 7 train to Willets Point/Shea Stadium. Follow the signs to Flushing Meadows Corona Park. While facing the ticket booth, make a left turn. After going down the first flight of stairs, go up the flight of stairs straight ahead. Follow the boardwalk/Passerelle Bridge to the Park Entrance.

BY BUS

From Northern Blvd. – Q19 and Q66
From Roosevelt Ave. - Q48
From Horace Harding Expressway - Q58 and Q88
From Jewel Ave. - Q64

PARKING

Parking will be available for Urbanathlete in Southfield Lot, located on Roosevelt Avenue between 126th Street and Shea. Parking is free. Please provide plenty of time to park on race morning. 
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