As “the world’s most famous arena,” Madison Square Garden attracts tourists and locals alike, and serves as the home of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers. MSG is also the busiest music arena in the country in terms of ticket sales and hosts popular annual events throughout the year. With the frequent events and the constant bustle of Midtown Manhattan, Madison Square Garden parking can be a real challenge.
Our guide to Madison Square Garden parking will help you sort through the madness to find the most convenient, affordable parking solution possible. View rates, information about street parking, online parking reservation platforms, and maps in this guide so that you can start parking with a smile on your face!
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Explore parking options near MSG and use SpotHero to book a space in advance!
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Best Parking Options Near Madison Square Garden
There is no on-site parking for the public at Madison Square Garden. There are numerous public parking lots and garages within a few blocks walk of the arena. The prices are reasonable for New York City, and if you know where to look you just mind find a great deal. Generally speaking, the further away from the arena that you park, the less that you will pay. We have highlighted a few of the best Madison Square Garden parking options below. Whether you’re looking to save money or park as close to the arena as possible, we’ve got a solution for you!
|Lot Name||Rate||Reserve Parking||Distance to Gate||Walking Time|
|300 W 31st St – Valet||$30||Book Now!||0.2 mi||5 mins|
|106 W 30th St||$25||Book Now!||0.3 mi||6 mins|
|1250 Broadway – Valet||$30||Book Now!||0.3 mi||6 mins|
|220 W 26th St – Valet (weekends only)||$19||Book Now!||0.4 mi||8 mins|
|148 W 31st St – Valet||$40||Book Now!||0.2 mi||3 mins|
|116 W 32nd St – Valet||$40||Book Now!||0.2 mi||3 Mins|
|1 Penn Plaza Garage||$60||Book Now!||0.2 mi||4 mins|
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There is street parking on most cross streets by MSG (35th, 36th, 37th…) after 6 or 7pm. These spots can be very difficult to find when there is a big event or sports game, so if you are planning on parking on the street make sure you get there hours before the start of the event.
MAP KEY: Red: Prohibited – Teal: Free – Purple: Metered
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Unfortunately, due to Madison Square Garden being located in Midtown, there is no official parking attached to the stadium. Luckily, other than street parking, there are quite a few options when parking for the game or concert. Here is a quick list of some parking companies that have facilities nearby, including the range of rates.
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According to the Madison Square Garden website, each of the garages listed have handicap accessible parking options. Also, all the above parking options in the “Book Online” section have handicap parking information during the checkout process. If you are searching with SpotHero, you can also filter by handicap accessible options. Here are a few other quick facts about handicap parking around Madison Square Garden.
- Individuals with disabilities can park on the street around MSG with a valid New York City Special Parking permit
- Follow the instructions on the back of your permit to verify which streets you can park on.
- NYC does not honor the blue New York State, New Jersey or Connecticut hang-tag or license plate for on-street handicap parking.
- The city will ticket and tow cars not displaying a valid NYC Department of Transportation disabled permit.
- FROM THE MSG WEBSITE: “Individuals with disabilities who possess a New York City Special Parking Permit have the option to park on 31st, 32nd or 33rd Streets and also on 7th and 8th Avenues.
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Ah yes, the coveted Madison Square Garden parking coupon. A quick Google search will bring thousands of options to your fingertips, but really there are only a few to sift though. Luckily, we have done that for you! Below are a few parking companies in NYC that offer Madison Square Garden coupons or discounted parking rates. Either way, you’re saving money!
While SpotHero does not officially call their parking options near MSG “parking coupons,” they provide New York parking at discounted rates. Another plus to using SpotHero is that most of their locations do not require any type of printing. You can book online, and just show the parking garage the reservation on your phone. SpotHero MSG Parking Coupons >
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Click on the Google map “Directions” button to find the quickest route to Madison Square Garden
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If you decide not to drive your car, and take public transportation instead, there are dozens of trains and buses you can take to reach Madison Square Garden. No matter which part of the city you are coming from, it seems all lines/buses lead to MSG!
Which train lines serve Penn Station? (this is the stop located directly below MSG)
#1, #2, #3, A, C, E, D, F, N , Q, and R
Which buses serve Penn Station?
The M20, M34 M34A, and Q32