As “the world’s most famous arena,” Madison Square Garden attracts tourists and locals alike. Walking around The Garden at any time of year, you’ll find people wandering in and out to gawk at the structure as well as Knicks or Rangers fans, depending on the season. Madison Garden is also the busiest music arena in the country in terms of ticket sales and hosts popular annual events like the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus when it comes to New York City. With the frequent events and the constant bustle of Midtown Manhattan, parking at Madison Square Garden can be a real challenge.
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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.
- Icon Parking >
- 9 facilities near MSG
- Night parking options range from $15-$25
- Weekend parking options range from $15-$30
- You can download and print coupons from their website
- SP+ Parking >
- 8 facilities near MSG
- Prices range from $21-$45 depending on time
- You can print coupons from the site
- Quick Park >
- 2 facilities near MSG
- Prices range from $19-$25
- Parking passes can be printed out
- Edison Park Fast >
- 5 facilities near MSG
- Prices range from $12-$42 depending on time of day/night & weekend
- You can book your spot online
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Booking parking in advance for any event at Madison Square Garden takes out the uncertainty and the worry. There is nothing worse than circling the block, getting stuck in traffic, and risking being late for your event. Online parking options make it easy to book in advance, and most have cheaper rates than the regular drive-up rates. Here are a few online parking providers to book your spot near Madison Square Garden.
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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!
- Icon Parking offers a few locations nearby Madison Square garden where you can print a coupon. Visit their MSG parking page, click “info” on the spot you want, and the coupon is listed below the map. View Icon Parking Coupons for MSG >
- SP+ Parking offers something very similar to Icon. View their Madison Square Garden parking page to view all the available parking coupons.
- 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