Transportation & Directions
The New York Racing Association has implemented a series of changes designed to further expedite access to and from Belmont Park in conjunction with the 2018 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival.
Fans are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and build significant time into their travels to and from Belmont Park. Significant delays should be anticipated accessing the property on those days, with fans encouraged to arrive early and stay late. Those utilizing public transportation to and from Belmont are also encouraged to purchase round-trip admission in order to further expedite their travels.
On Thursday, June 7 and Friday, June 8, parking gates open at 10:45 and admission gates and concessions open at 11. On Saturday, June 9, parking gates open at 8 and admission gates and concessions open at 8:30. Advance parking passes are sold out. Parking is available on Belmont Stakes day starting at $40 (subject to availability).
2150 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, NY 11003
Exits off Cross Island Parkway
- 26 A - Yellow Lot
- 26 B - Gold, Sliver, Red, Yellow, Purple & Orange Lot
- 26 D - Green Lot
- 27 - Blue Lot (Note: Drive East on Jericho Turnpike, Turn Right on Tulip Ave, Turn Right on Carnation Ave and Turn Right on Plainfield Ave)
Queens Midtown Tunnel to Long Island Expressway East to Cross Island Parkway South.
Belt Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway North or Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to Long Island Expressway East to Cross Island Parkway South.
Grand Central Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway South or Belt Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway North.
From Staten Island:
Verrazano Bridge to Belt Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway North.
From Long Island:
Northern State Parkway or Long Island Expressway West to Cross Island Parkway South or Southern State Parkway West to Cross Island Parkway North.
From New Jersey:
(North): George Washington Bridge to Cross Bronx Expressway, to Throgs Neck Bridge to Cross Island Parkway South.
(South): Any Interstate bridge to Staten Island Expressway to Verrazano Bridge to Belt Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway North.
From Connecticut and Westchester:
Any route to Throgs Neck Bridge to Cross Island Parkway South.
Note: Ride Share services will only be accessible from the Yellow Lot.
N6 (MTA Long Island Bus):
Operates along Hempstead Turnpike, West Hempstead, Franklin Square, Elmont, Hollis and Jamaica. From Jamaica, the bus starts at Jamaica Bus Terminal (165th Street & 89th Avenue) and runs along Hillside Avenue to Francis Lewis Blvd. to Hempstead Ave. Stops in front of Belmont Park. Connections: Transfer from the F Train at either 169th Street or 179th Street stations.
Q110 (MTA Bus):
Service provided every 20 minutes to and from Belmont during racing days. Buses are available at Parsons Blvd. and Hillside Avenue and from Parsons Blvd. & Archer Ave., and various locations eastbound on Jamaica Avenue and Hempstead Avenue in Queens. The bus picks up and discharges inside Belmont at the west end of the track. Connections: Transfer from F Train at Parsons & Hillside; Transfer from E Train at Parsons & Archer.
Q2 (MTA Bus):
Originates at the Jamaica Bus Terminal (165th Street & 89th Ave.) and runs along Hillside Ave. to 187th Place to Hollis Ave. and ends at Hempstead Ave. and 225th Street adjacent to Belmont Park.The bus picks up and discharges inside Belmont at the west end of the track. Connections: Transfer from F Train at 169th Street or 179th Street stations.
MTA (Alternate Bus Service at Queens Village)
Take the LIRR from Penn Station or Jamaica to the Queens Village Station. Then board the Q27 bus under the trestle on Springfield Blvd and transfer to the Q2 bus at the intersection of Springfield Blvd. and Hempstead Ave. The bus picks up and discharges inside Belmont at the west end of the track.
Take the F train to 169th street or 179th street then take the N6 or the Q2 bus to Belmont or take the E train to Jamaica Center (Parsons Blvd.) and then take the Q110 bus to Belmont.
For more information about LIRR Service to Belmont Park, visit the LIRR website or call the LIRR's 24-Hour Travel Information Center at 718.217.LIRR (5477).