Regular service which runs at all times:
Take the 4, 5, or 6 Lexington Ave. trains to 125th St., then transfer on the NW corner of 125th St. and Lexington Ave. for the M35 bus to Randall's Island. For MTA bus travel info, call (718) 330-1234.
Download the M35 bus schedule.
Concerts Only (following bus routes ONLY run during concerts):
From Manhattan: Take the 4, 5 or 6 train or Metro-North to 125th St., then transfer upstairs to the X80 Express Bus (NW corner of 125th St. and Lexington Ave.), which runs nonstop to Randall's Island. A $5 round-trip fare is collected en route to the Island. If you transfer from the subway or bus with your Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard, only $3 is deducted. Paper Bus Transfers and dollar bills are not accepted. For more information, log onto http://www.mta.info/.
From Long Island and Queens: Take the 7 train or the L.I.R.R. to 61st St. and Woodside, then transfer to the X81 Express Bus (61st St. and Roosevelt Ave.). It runs nonstop to and from Randall's Island. For more information, log onto http://www.mta.info/.
Get on the Triborough Bridge at East 125th Street. Stay left for the exit to Randall's Island, immediately after the toll plaza.
From Long Island and Queens:
Get on the Triborough Bridge from the Grand Central Parkway. Stay right for the exit to Randall's Island, immediately after the toll plaza.
From the Bronx:
Take the Major Deegan or Bruckner Expressway to the Triborough Bridge. Stay right for the exit to Randall's Island, immediately after the toll plaza.
Take the FDR Drive North to the Triborough Bridge exit (on right). Stay left up to and after the toll, following the signs to Randall's Island.
From New Jersey:
From I-80 or the New Jersey Turnpike, get onto the George Washington Bridge. Follow signs for "Through Traffic" (on the upper level, stay to the left; on the lower-level, stay to the right) to get onto the Cross Bronx Expressway, then take the Harlem River Drive/Amsterdam Avenue exit. Keep left onto the Harlem River Drive, then stay straight to take the FDR Drive South to the Triborough Bridge. On the Bridge, stay left for the exit to Randall's Island, immediately after the toll plaza.
Take I-87 (New York State Thruway) southbound. I-87 will turn into the Major Deegan Expressway. Follow signs to the Triborough Bridge, pass through the tollbooth, and stay to the right. Take the exit for Randall’s Island.
You can walk across the footbridge from E. 103rd St. in Manhattan onto Randall's Island Park during summer daylight hours. Pedestrians can also walk across on the Triborough Bridge from Manhattan, Queens, or the Bronx.
103 Street Foot Bridge:
March 25 - April 30: 6am-6pm
May 1 - September 30: 6:00am-9:00pm
October 1-29: Open 6:00am-7:30pm
October 30 - November 2: Closed
November 3 - November 30: 6:00am-7:30pm
December 1 - March 24: Closed