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Taking public transit to NYC-area stadiums and arenas

New York's major event venues are accessible via public transit. Here are some options for how to get there.

General tips

  • Buy tickets or add value to your MetroCard before you travel to avoid long lines at subway stations before or after events. You can also use OMNY on all subways and buses. 
  • If you're traveling via Long Island Rail Road or Metro-North Railroad, use the TrainTime app to buy tickets on your smartphone or mobile device. Once you buy a ticket, you will need to activate it just before you board your train. A conductor will validate the ticket once you're on board.
  • Download our apps:
    • MTA, for transit directions, maps, real-time service updates, and more
    • TrainTime, to buy tickets, plan your trip, see real-time train status, and more on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad