Metlife Stadium is near the New Jersey Turnpike and other major roadways.
From the George Washington Bridge:
Head south on the New Jersey Turnpike, and take the western spur to the Sports Complex exits, 16W or 18W, which provide direct parking access.
From New York City and the East:
Use the Lincoln Rd. Tunnel to Rte. 3 West. This will lead you to the stadium.
Take I-80 West. Take Rte. 17 South to Paterson Plank Rd. Follow signs to the Sports Complex.
From the South:
Take the New Jersey Turnpike North, and follow the western spur. The Sports Complex Exit is 16W. If congestion is heavy, you can use the eastern spur to access Rte. 3 West, which will bring you directly to parking.
Take the Garden State Pkwy. North to Exit 153A (Rte. 3). Take Rte. 3 east to the Sports Complex.
From the North:
Take the Garden State Pkwy. to Exit 163 (Rte. 17). Follow that to Paterson Plank Rd. Head east on Paterson Plank to the Sports Complex.
From the West:
Take I-80 East. Continue on US-46 East. Follow signs to the complex.
Take I-78 East towards Newark. Exit onto I-95 North. Take Exit 16W (Rte. 3). This will lead you directly to the Sports Complex.
There are nearly 24,000 parking spaces across 14 lettered lots, and another 5,000 spaces next to the east side of the stadium. Highway, street level, and electronic messaging signs will direct you to parking areas.
Public transit offers a variety of options for getting to MetLife stadium. It's easy and convenient.
NJ Transit Rail Service
Connects to all Northeast corridors via the Frank R. Lautenberg train station in Secaucus, just a short 10-minute ride to the Sports Complex. Direct rail service starts 3 hours before the game begins, and runs 2 hours after it ends. Find out more here.
Metro North Trains
From New York or Connecticut, take MTA-Metro North trains to Secaucus Junction.
The 351 Meadowlands Express Bus Service takes fans directly from Port Authority to the MetLife Sports Complex. It runs for 3 hours before games, and 1 hour afterwards.
Park and Ride
To park in lettered stadium lots, you'll need a pre-paid parking permit. Without a permit, you can park in surface lots near the Frank R. Lautenberg Train Station in Secaucus, and take the rail service to the MetLife Sports Complex. For more information, visit the website.
Alcohol is for sale in the stadium, and standard stadium rules apply. No alcohol in or out, you'll need valid ID to drink, and, and you can't purchase (or possess) more than 2 beverages at a time. Service will stop at a pre-determined time before the end of the game.
Those exhibiting visible signs of impairment, or disrupting the enjoyment of others, may be asked to leave the game.
During New York Jets home games, Section 224B is entirely alcohol free.
Kids under 34" may enter MetLife stadium for free, but need to sit on an adult's lap for New York Jets games and other events. New York Giants games require everyone to have a ticket.
There are a few conduct-related rules to keep in mind:
You'll need a picture ID to pick up will call tickets.
There are plenty of ATMs on the premises for your convenience. Find them here:
Small bags and purses are allowed, but may be searched before you enter. No bags bigger than 12"x 12"x 12" will be allowed.
Personal cameras are allowed, but they can't interfere with the game or other guests' enjoyment.
Professional equipment, including tripods, monopods, cameras with detachable lenses aren't allowed.
Video equipment is never allowed.
Use your cellphone, but be mindful of distracting other guests.
There are plenty of concessions on site.
Trained nurses, doctors, and EMTs are on hand for basic and emergency medical services. Find first aid rooms near sections 103, 128, 301, and 326.
Clear, factory-sealed water bottles of 20 oz. or less are allowed, as well as food in clear plastic bags.
Gates open 2 hours before the event begins.
Guest services booths are located throughout the stadium. Permanent booths can be found near sections 124, 149, 227, 249, 303, 324, 328, and 349, and portable booths are located outside and inside the Pepsi and Verizon Gates, as well as the MetLife and West Gates.
Give found items to an event staff member.
To recover items, visit a guest services booth, or call 201.559.1515 after the game. You can also e-mail guest services.
Generally, there's no re-entry.
During Jets games, there may be short periods of time when re-entry is allowed.
Premium Service areas allow guests to leave if their ticket is scanned both out and in.
There are family restrooms distributed throughout the stadium.
Capacity is 82,566.
There are no signs allowed in MetLife Stadium, with the exception of international soccer events.
Tailgating is allowed, but there are a few guidelines.
Parking Lot Rules
One car, one space - no spilling over into extra spaces, even if you have an extra parking permit. Don't block the driveway aisles. Tailgating is permitted on the median. No saving spaces for people who have not arrived.
Trucks, trailers, and oversized vehicles aren't allowed in the enclosed structure on the east side of the complex.
Tents and Canopies
Tents and Canopies must fit within your parking space, and can't be larger than 8'x8'.
Food and Drink
Please drink responsibly. Grills are permitted, but open fires or flames aren't allowed, nor are deep-fryers or any oil-based cooking.