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Getting to the 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 stadium.

About the venue

The 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 the Barclays Center

The Barclays Center is accessible via the New York City subway and bus, as well as via 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 the Barclays Center. This station is accessible. 

You can also take the   to Fulton St, which stops at Fulton Street and Lafayette Avenue in Brooklyn. Exit the station, then walk two blocks south to the Barclays Center. This station is not accessible. 

You can also take the  to Lafayette Av, which stops at Lafayette Avenue and South Portland Avenue in Brooklyn. This station is not accessible.

Fare: $2.75 for most people. 

Option 2: Take the Long Island Rail Road. 

LIRR's Atlantic Terminal station is located near the Barclays Center. The stop is within LIRR's Zone 1. Once you exit the train, follow the signs to the Barclays Center. 

Fare: $5-$37, depending on your origin station. 

Atlantic Terminal is an accessible station. 

Option 3: Take the bus. 

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

Fare: $2.75 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 new 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 our eTix app to save time and money.
  • Traveling off-peak? Get a CityTicketThis $5 ticket can be used for travel during off-peak hours, including weekends, on LIRR and Metro-North stations within New York City.