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Getting to Forest Hills Stadium on public transit

Heading to Queens for a concert? Find out how to get to Forest Hills Stadium on public transit, and other helpful tips for traveling to the venue.

About the venue

Forest Hills Stadium is located at the intersection of Burns Street and 69th Avenue in Forest Hills, Queens. It opened in 1923 as the home of the U.S Open tennis tournament and is now a historic outdoor music venue.  

See a map of the area around Forest Hills Stadium. 

Forest Hills Stadium is accessible via the New York City subway and bus, as well as Long Island Rail Road. Forest Hills Stadium website has more information about the venue. There is no parking available. 

Getting there

Option 1: Take the subway

The   trains stop at Forest Hills-71 Av, three blocks away from the stadium. Once you exit your train, follow the signs in the station to Forest Hills Stadium. You will want to exit at the 71st Ave and Queens Blvd SW corner.

Fare: $2.75 for most riders 

This station is accessible. 

Option 2: Take the Long Island Rail Road. 

LIRR’s Forest Hills station is located near the stadium. You must be in one of the the first six cars to exit there. If you are not sure what car you are in, ask a train crewmember.

Take your ticket with you as you leave the train, it will be checked at the station before you can exit. Once you do so, follow the signs to the stadium along Burns Street.

Many trains will make an added Forest Hills stop before and after concerts. At the end of the event, eastbound customers should take the next train to Jamaica and change there for service to your final destination. 

Fare: $5-$30.50, depending on your origin station.

Forest Hills is an accessible station.

Option 3: Take the bus. 

The Q23, Q60, Q64, QM4, QM11, QM12, QM18, QM42, and QM44 buses stop near Forest Hills Stadium. For more details on these routes, see our Queens bus schedules, or the Queens bus map

Fare: $2.75-$6.75 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.