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Location & Directions

The Metropolitan Opera House is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, between West 62nd and 65th Streets and Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues.

 

 

Public Transportation

To get to the Met via Subway
Take the No. 1 train to 66th Street (Lincoln Center) Station.

Via Bus
Take the M5, M7, M10, M11, M20, M66, M104 or BxM2 lines.

  

Driving Directions

From Long Island
Take the LIE to the Midtown Tunnel. Follow signs to Uptown/West Side and go cross-town at 34th Street to 10th Avenue. Turn right on 10th Avenue, which becomes Amsterdam Avenue. Turn right onto West 62nd Street and the Lincoln Center parking lot entrance is on the left.

From Southern New Jersey
Take the Lincoln Tunnel or Holland Tunnel.

From Lincoln Tunnel
Merge left onto Dyer Avenue. Turn left onto West 42nd Street. Turn right onto 10th Avenue, which becomes Amsterdam Avenue. Turn right onto West 62nd Street and the Lincoln Center parking lot entrance is on the left.

From Holland Tunnel
Follow signs to Exit 1 (Uptown and Canal Street) into Laight Street. Follow Laight Street to West Side Highway (Joe DiMaggio Highway). Follow to 56th Street, staying to the right after 42nd Street. Turn right onto West 56th Street. Turn left onto 11th Avenue. Turn right on West 65th Street. Cross Amsterdam Avenue. Lincoln Center parking lot entrance is on right underneath the overpass.

From Northern New Jersey
Take I-95 North/US-9 North/US 1 North. This becomes I-95 North/Upper Level George Washington Bridge/US-9. Take the Henry Hudson Parkway/178th Street exit. Follow signs to Henry Hudson Parkway South/West Side Highway (Joe DiMaggio Highway). Merge onto Henry Hudson Parkway South. Take the West 79th Street exit. Go east on 79th Street to Broadway. Turn right onto Broadway. At 65th Street bear right onto Columbus Avenue and follow it to West 62nd Street. Turn right onto West 62nd Street. Lincoln Center parking lot entrance is on right.

From Southern Connecticut
Take I-95 South to Cross Bronx Expressway. Take last Manhattan exit on Cross Bronx Expressway (leading towards George Washington Bridge) and take Henry Hudson Parkway South. Take the West 79th Street exit. Go east on 79th Street to Broadway. Turn right onto Broadway. At 65th Street bear right onto Columbus Avenue and follow it to West 62nd Street. Turn right onto West 62nd Street. Lincoln Center parking lot entrance is on right.

From Westchester County
Travel south to get onto Route 9 South (from Saw Mill Parkway). Route 9 becomes Henry Hudson Parkway South/West Side Highway (Joe DiMaggio Highway). Take Henry Hudson Parkway South to the West 79th Street exit. Go east on 79th Street to Broadway. Turn right onto Broadway. At 65th Street bear right onto Columbus Avenue and follow it to West 62nd Street. Turn right onto West 62nd Street. Lincoln Center parking lot entrance is on right.

From Rockland County/Upstate New York
Take New York State Thruway south to Palisades Parkway south to the George Washington Bridge. Cross the bridge and follow signs to Henry Hudson Parkway South/West Side Highway (Joe DiMaggio Highway). Merge onto Henry Hudson Parkway South. Take the West 79th Street exit. Go east on 79th Street to Broadway. Turn right onto Broadway. At 65th Street bear right onto Columbus Avenue and follow it to West 62nd Street. Turn right onto West 62nd Street. Lincoln Center parking lot entrance is on right.

  

Parking

The Lincoln Center "park and lock" parking garage is located underneath Lincoln Center. It is open to the public 24 hours a day. The entrances are on West 65th Street (between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues) and West 62nd Street (between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues). For more information, please call 1-877-909-PARK. To make parking reservations within three weeks of a performance date, please call Centercharge at 212-721-6500. Please call 212-874-9021 for reservations if you require a parking space in the "yellow" wheelchair accessible section. The entrance for this section is on Amsterdam Avenue, one hundred feet North of 62nd Street.