Nothing about driving into Manhattan is easy. It add hours to your daily commute, parking is a nightmare, and monthly parking reservations cost as much as a plane ticket to Europe. If this isn’t working for you, maybe it’s time to take a different approach getting to and from Manhattan.
SpotHero has you covered. With you in mind, we looked for parking spots inside and out of the city located close to public transportation (subway lines and bus routes) to make your commute way more convenient and affordable.
From New Jersey You Can:
- Take the NJ Turnpike and park in Washington Heights (close to 1/A) or the Bronx (close to 4/B/D)
- Take the Lincoln Tunnel and park in Hell’s Kitchen (close to 1/2/3), Chelsea (close to A/C/E/7), or Herald Square (close to N/Q/R)
- Take the Holland Tunnel and park in Tribeca (close to 1/A/C/E)
From Staten Island or Brooklyn You Can:
- Take the Staten Island Ferry and park in Red Hook, which is close to R/4/5/1/2/3
- Take the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, which will lead you to R/4/5/1/2/3
- Take the Brooklyn Bridge and park in Chinatown or South Street Seaport (close to J/Z/4/5/6)
- Take the Williamsburg Bridge and park in the Lower East Side, which is close to F
From Queens You Can:
- Take the Queensboro Bridge and park in Midtown East, where you can take the bus lines or N/Q/R from Lexington Avenue
- Take the Queens Midtown Tunnel and park in Kips Bay (close to 6 or bus lines)
From the Bronx You Can:
- Take the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge and park in East Harlem, which is close to 6 and an IHOP, if you’re hungry
From Jersey You Can:
- Park in Jersey City and take the NJ Path Train into Manhattan
- Park in Hoboken and take NJ Transit into Penn Station
- Park in Brooklyn at Red Hook or Carroll Gardens, which is close to R/2/3/4/5/F/G –
- Park in Williamsburg if you’d like to be closer to J/M/Z/L
Below is a picture of the subway map for reference. Click here to check out the full map.