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Directions

The University Eye Center is centrally located in midtown Manhattan.

SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

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To New York City by train or bus:
If you are arriving in New York City by train at either Grand Central Terminal or Penn Station, or by bus at the Port Authority Terminal, you can reach the College on foot very quickly. We are located two blocks west of Grand Central Station, nine blocks north of Penn Station and three blocks east of the Port Authority Bus Terminal.

Subways: The B, D, Q and F trains stop across the street at 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue. The 7 train stops at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue (outside the front door of the Main Branch of the New York Public Library). The 1 and 9 trains are a one-block walk west at Times Square. The 4, 5 and 6 trains are a two-block walk east at Grand Central Terminal.

Buses: MTA buses—the M42 (crosstown) and M104 (Upper West Side)—stop nearby. Express commuter bus lines provide uptown service on Madison and Sixth Avenue and downtown service on Fifth Avenue.

Port Authority: The bus terminal, at 40th Street and Ninth Avenue, is a seven-minute walk west, or a bus ride on the crosstown 42nd Street routes. New Jersey Transit and other commuter lines leave from this terminal.

Penn Station: The LIRR to Long Island, as well as rail service to New Jersey and points south via Amtrak, is available at Penn Station, a 10-minute walk or one subway stop away.

Path Train: Trains to New Jersey operated by the Port Authority Trans-Hudson leave from this terminus at 33rd Street and Sixth Avenue, adjacent to the Subway (B, D, F, N. R and Q lines).

Metro North: Westchester and Connecticut commuters can walk two blocks east to trains in Grand Central Terminal.

By air: New York City is served by three major airports: Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark. If you take an express bus into Manhattan from the airports, it is best to get off at Grand Central Station, which is located at 42nd St. and Park Ave. At this point the College is easily reached on foot.

By car:
From the Northwest (upstate New York), the New York Thruway (I-87 and I-287) leads to Manhattan’s east and west sides.
From the Northeast (MA, CT, etc.), the New England Thruway (I-95) also leads to the east or west sides
From the South (NJ, MD, etc.) the New Jersey Turnpike leads into the Holland Tunnel to lower Manhattan, or the Lincoln Tunnel to midtown Manhattan.

On street parking is limited with Muni-Meters. There are several local private parking garages on 43rd street between 5th and 6th Avenues.