The deadline for selecting your transportation to the start was July 31. If you missed the deadline, or if you have concerns about your transportation selection, you may visit the Transportation Help Desk at the Expo after you pick up your race bib; we will do our best to accommodate you with available options. We strongly recommend that runners take official TCS New York City Marathon transportation to the Start to guarantee an on-time arrival.
Transportation choices are now closed. We strongly recommend that runners take official TCS New York City Marathon transportation to the Start to guarantee an on-time arrival.
Please note: Transportation is for race participants only. Spectators are not allowed in the Start Village in Staten Island.
Official Transportation Options
Note: USE MTA Trip Planner to plan your trip to your official transportation departure location, and be sure to check for the latest updates that may affect your trip.
Private Vehicles and Drop-off Information
- Private vehicles will be directed to Lily Pond Avenue (outside Fort Wadsworth) to drop off runners only. There is no parking for private vehicles.
- The walk from the drop-off area to the staging area is approximately one half mile.
- Private vehicles coming to Staten Island through New Jersey must drop off their runner(s) and clear the Staten Island Expressway by 6:45 a.m., at which time the expressway closes to vehicular traffic.
- The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will close to all traffic promptly at 6:45 a.m. No vehicles will be able to cross the bridge after this time.
Hotels Offering Transportation
If you have made a hotel reservation through Anthony Travel to stay at either the New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott or the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, transportation will be available for you to get to the race start, as well as the Health and Wellness Expo. See here for further details.