Getting to Barclays Center on public transit

Heading to Brooklyn for a game or a concert? Find out how to get to Barclays Center on public transit, and other helpful tips for traveling to the arena.

About the venue

Barclays Center is located at the intersection of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. It's the home of the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Liberty. The arena also hosts concerts and other special events. 

See a map of the area around Barclays Center

Barclays Center is accessible via the New York City subway and bus, as well as Long Island Rail Road. The Barclays Center website has more information about the venue, including driving directions.

Getting there

Option 1: Take the subway. 

The   trains stop at Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr, directly below the arena. Once you exit your train, follow the signs in the station to Barclays Center. This station is accessible

You can also take the   to Fulton St, which stops at Fulton Street and Lafayette Avenue. Exit the station, then go two blocks south to the arena. This station is not accessible

You can also take the  to Lafayette Av. Exit the station and go west toward Fort Greene Place, then turn left to get to the arena. This station is not accessible.

Fare: $2.90 for most riders 

Option 2: Take the Long Island Rail Road. 

LIRR's Atlantic Terminal station is located across the street from Barclays Center. Once you exit the train, follow the signs to the arena. 

The stop is within LIRR's Zone 1. Trains run frequently to and from Jamaica Station: every 8 minutes at peak hours, and every 20 minutes during off-peak hours. 

Fare: The fare will depend on your origin station. Find fare information here.

Atlantic Terminal is an accessible station. 

Option 3: Take the bus. 

The B25, B26, B37, B38, B41, B45, B52, B63, B65, B67, and B103 buses all stop near Barclays Center. For more details on the locations of these stops, see the Brooklyn bus schedules, or the Brooklyn bus map.

Fare: $2.90 for most riders.

All MTA buses are accessible.

Travel tips

  • Check service status before you go. Schedules are subject to change. Be sure to check the status of your subway, bus, or rail line before heading out. 
  • Consider contactless. OMNY, our contactless payment system, is available in all subway stations and aboard all buses. Learn more about how OMNY works.
  • Buy your rail tickets ahead of time. If you're traveling on LIRR, use the TrainTime app to save time and money.
  • Traveling within New York City? Get a CityTicketThis ticket costs $5 during off-peak hours, including weekends, and $7 during peak hours and can be used for travel between LIRR or Metro-North stations within New York City.