Plan Your Trip

Quick Tips

  • We recommend taking the LIRR to and from UBS Arena. ~ 30-minute direct train service to Elmont-UBS Arena Station is available from Grand Central Madison and Penn Station.

  • If you plan to drive, purchase parking in advance and check which Cross Island Parkway exit you need to take to access your parking area.

  • Free shuttles are available between UBS Arena, Emerald Parking, and Elmont-UBS Arena Station.

Public Transportation


Elmont – UBS Arena Station

  • Fare: Zone 4

  • Location: North of campus, short walk (10-15 min) to arena or accessible by free shuttle

Direct service from Grand Central Madison to Elmont-UBS Arena Station is now available. You can now get to UBS Arena from Grand Central and Penn Station in approximately 30 minutes.

To learn more about commuter lot access for Elmont residents and permits for this station, please visit or contact [email protected].

To check train schedules, please use the LIRR TrainTime Tool.


UBS Arena is accessible by 3 bus lines:


Take the ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson where you can connect to the LIRR.

Transportation and Campus Maps

Driving & Parking

Driving Directions

We encourage guests who are driving to input their parking area into their GPS for the best experience, as follows:

“UBS Arena Emerald Parking”
“UBS Arena Belmont Park Garage”
“UBS Arena Silver Parking”
“UBS Arena Diamond Parking”
“UBS Arena Ruby Parking”

Download Campus Map

Parking Directions

UBS Arena has 5 parking areas, which can only be accessed via the Cross Island Parkway:

Belmont Park Garage Exit 26A
Diamond, Ruby, and Silver Parking Exit 26B (Hempstead Turnpike East)
Emerald Parking Exit 26D

How to Purchase Parking

We strongly encourage you to purchase parking ahead of time.

  • Advance online purchase closes 2 hours prior to the start of the event.

  • Diamond, Ruby, and Silver Parking require a pre-paid parking pass to enter.

  • Passes in Diamond & Ruby Parking are not available for purchase.

  • To purchase parking, visit ParkWhiz.

  • Do not take Cross Island Parkway Exit 26B unless you have a pre-paid Diamond or Silver Parking pass.

Park Like a Pro

BMW is offering BMW owners complimentary single game parking in Emerald, courtesy of your Tri-State BMW dealers.

There is a new online reservation system for BMW complimentary parking that will allow you to claim your parking pass in advance of game day. Complete the form below at least 24 hours in advance of your chosen game to register.


Please note, starting on November 22, fans will no longer be able to drive up to Emerald Parking and receive complimentary parking without registering in advance.


  • The rideshare & drop off / pick up location is located on the north side of the arena and is only accessible via Cross Island Parkway Exit 26D and Green Road.

  • Guests waiting for their rideshare to arrive can charge their phones in our Rideshare Waiting Area, located on the main concourse by section 118 and the Glass House Bar.


For more information, visit the UBS Arena Accessibility Guide. For assistance, contact [email protected] or call the UBS Arena Accessibility Hotline at 516-460-8598. You may also text the UBS Arena Helpline on event days at 202-UBS-HELP (205-827-4357).