Due to parking constraints and highway congestion, it is best to take public transportation to the US Open. This is especially true when the Mets are home, as Shea Stadium is next door to the USTA Tennis Center.
Subway DirectionsTake the #7 subway to the Shea Stadium/Willets Point station. The USTA National Tennis Center is a short walk down the ramp from the station.
LIRR Railroad DirectionsThe Long Island Railroad (LIRR)'s Port Washington line stops at the Shea Stadium/Willets Point station, a few minutes walk from the USTA National Tennis Center.
Bus DirectionsThe 48 bus goes to Willets Point, where it's an easy walk south to the USTA. Or take the Q23 or Q58 to Corona and 51st Avenues, and walk east into Flushing Meadows Park.
Car Directions to the US OpenGrand Central Parkway - East: Take the Northern Blvd. East/Shea Stadium exit (#9E). Then follow the Shea Stadium exit. At the exit ramp, turn right onto Stadium Road. Take that road straight and turn left at the second stop sign. The USTA National Tennis Center is on the right.
Grand Central Parkway - West: Take the Tennis Center exit (#9P). From the exit ramp, turn left. At the stop sign, turn right onto Meridan Road. The USTA National Tennis Center is on the right.
Long Island Expressway - West: Exit at College Point Blvd. Continue to Avery Avenue, and turn left. At the stop sign, turn right. Follow that road until the first stop sign and then turn right. Continue straight, and the USTA National Tennis Center is on the right.