Guide: Going to the US Open? Here’s all you need to know about parking & transportation
The U.S. Open is being held at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadow Corona Park in Flushing. The area has made preparations ahead of the tournament, which runs from Aug. 23-Sept. 11.
Thousands of spectators are expected, so please use the information and links below if you plan to attend.
The U.S. Open advises that using mass transit is the best option to attend.
Subway - The 7 train provides service from Grand Central Terminal to Mets-Willets Point Station, including connections for all Metro-North Trains from Westchester and Connecticut. Service is also available from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Click here for more info.
Long Island Rail Road - Service to Mets-Willets Point Station can be accessed from Woodside by transferring to the 7 train, the Port Washington line, and convenient connections from Penn Station for New Jersey Transit customers. Guests with disabilities should get off the LIRR train at 61st Street-Woodside Station and transfer to the 7 train. Click here for more info.
Uber/Rideshare/Car Service Drop-offs - All rideshare providers, including black-car services and other services (i.e., Uber, Lyft, etc.), will only have access to the area next to the New York State Pavilion. There is a direct walking path between the NY State Pavilion and the South Gate. A complimentary shuttle is available for guests who need assistance to and from the South Gate.
Driving - GPS address is USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Use either the Grand Central Parkway Exit 9E or Whitestone Expressway Exit 13D or Long Island Expressway Exit 22B - College Point Blvd. From there you will directed by NYPD to the parking areas. Click here to map your trip.
When there is a New York Mets home game (known as a Conflict Date - see below) guests will be directed to park in BLUE ZONE PARKING and ORANGE ZONE PARKING as directed by NYPD and parking lot staff. When there isn't a New York Mets home game (known as a Non-Conflict Date) guests will be directed to park in Mets Stadium parking, YELLOW ZONE PARKING as directed by NYPD and parking lot staff. Subject to change. (Vehicles: $30; Bus: $50). See the image below for a map of the area.
Due to schedule conflicts with the New York Mets, and anticipated traffic conditions, U.S. open recommends that all attendees utilize public transportation on specified conflict dates. 2022 conflict dates include:
Thursday, 8/25 - 7:10 p.m.
Friday, 8/26 - 7:10 p.m.
Saturday, 8/27 - 7:10 p.m.
Sunday, 8/28 - 1:40 p.m.
Tuesday, 8/30 - 7:10 p.m.
Wednesday, 8/31 - 7:10 p.m.
Thursday, 9/1 - 4:10 p.m.
Friday, 9/2 - 7:10 p.m.
Saturday, 9/3 - 7:15 p.m.
Sunday, 9/4 - 1:40 p.m.
All information courtesy of the U.S. Open.