1 Seymour H Knox III Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203 | (716)855-4100
Most commonly known as the home of the National Hockey League Buffalo Sabres and the National Lacrosse League’s Buffalo Bandits, KeyBank Center, formerly named First Niagra Center, is Western New York’s premier sports and entertainment facility. It is located on Buffalo’s waterfront, and is frequented by sports fans, music lovers, and families alike. Getting to KeyBank Center can be overwhelming, especially when parking is considered. This guide will give you everything you need to know in order to secure hassle-free parking. Make sure you get the most from your game day or concert experience!
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KeyBank Center Online Parking Reservations
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Public Parking Near KeyBank Center
Finding cheap parking near KeyBank Center is easy if you know where to look. If you’re willing to walk just a short distance you can save over $10 as compared to some of the closest locations to the arena. We’ve put together a list of some of the best parking rates in the area so that you can outsmart the crowd and save a few bucks.
Book a space ahead of time so that you know exactly where you’re going to park, how much you’ll pay, that a space will be waiting for you on the other end of your journey. This is the easiest way to make sure that things go smoothly on game day and remove the potential stress from your KeyBank Center parking experience.
|Lot Name||Rate||Reserve Parking||Distance to Gate||Walking Time|
|157 Exchange St||$5||Book Now!||0.4 mi||8 Mins|
|117 Lower Terrace||$5.50||Book Now!||0.2 mi||5 mins|
|2 Pearl St||$3.25||Book Now!||0.2 mi||8 mins|
|33 Scott St||$15||Book Now!||0.2 mi||5 mins|
|90 Lower Terrace||$5||Book Now!||0.3 mi||7 mins|
|125 Scott St||$10||Book Now!||0.3 mi||6 mins|
|82 Upper Terrace||$7||Book Now!||0.3 mi||5 mins|
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Official KeyBank Center Parking Options
There are three parking lots located immediately at the KeyBank Center. If you’re looking for the most convenient parking experience possible, this is a great option for you. Prices at the lots remain steady at $15, and passes can be purchased ahead of time on the Buffalo Sabres official website for a slight discount.
|Lot||Pre-Sale||Day of Game||Walk to Arena|
|Mississippi St.||$14.35||$15.00||200 Yards|
|Baltimore St.||$14.35||$15.00||275 Yards|
|Columbia St.||$14.35||$15.00||350 Yards|
The Buffalo Sabres are allowing fans to reserve a parking spot through a pre-paid parking program. Patrons can secure a spot in advance through the Sabres official website.
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- Tailgate tent located in the plaza outside of KeyBank Center
- Enclosed and heated
- featuring Live bands and entertainment
- Tickets will be required to enter the pre game parties, which will run for two hours preceding all home games
- 21 and over
- Food and drink available for sale
- Will run for two hours preceding all home games
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Take Metro Rail from any Park & Ride and ride the rail right to KeyBank Center.
Reduced fare for kids 5 to 11. Children four and under ride free.
Metro adjusts hours to accommodate all Sabres games, and most special events at the KeyBank Center.
Contact NFTA at 800.662.1220 or visit The NFTA Official Website for more information.
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Parking for guests with disabilities is available in the surface lots approximately 200 yards from KeyBank Center on Perry Street between Michigan Street and Mississippi Street.
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Click “Directions” in the top left of the map for the quickest route to KeyBank Center.
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Official Buffalo Sabres Parking Page > Includes pricing, locations, and directions. The same info our guide provides!
First Niagara Center General Info A-Z Guide > From where to Find ATMs to Will Call
Parking Panda > Compare parking options near the KeyBank Center and use Parking Panda to book a guaranteed space in advance!
KeyBank Center Yelp Page > Learn everything you need to know about the arena from the fans themselves!
Parkopedia KeyBank Center> The encyclopedia of parking – you can find all kinds of parking details and alternatives.
Stadium Journey > Some great info about First Niagara Center, including directions, atmosphere, and history.