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Getting to Yankee Stadium on public transit

Heading to see the Bronx Bombers this season? Find out how to get to Yankee Stadium on public transit, and other helpful tips for traveling to the Bronx.

About the venue

Yankee Stadium is located at East 161st Street and River Avenue in the South Bronx. It's the home of the New York Yankees and New York City Football Club (NYCFC). It also hosts special events, such as other sports matches and concerts. 

See a map of the area around Yankee Stadium.

You can get to Yankee Stadium via the New York City subway and bus, and on Metro-North Railroad. The Yankee Stadium website has more information about the venue, including driving directions. 

Getting there

Option 1: Take the subway.

The   and   trains stop at 161 St-Yankee Stadium. Follow the signs within the station to Yankee Stadium.

Fare: $2.75 for most people

This is an accessible trip. 

Option 2: Take Metro-North Railroad.

The Yankees-E 153rd Street station is on Metro-North's Hudson Line. It's a 15-minute ride from Grand Central Terminal. We will run additional trains between Grand Central Terminal, Harlem-125th St, and Yankees-E 153rd Street; and add stops at the stadium on many express trains.

For weekday evening and weekend Yankees games, we also run special direct Yankee Clipper trains on the Harlem and New Haven Lines to Yankees-E 153rd St. These special trains will not run for NYCFC games or 1 p.m. weekday Yankees games. You can always transfer at Harlem-125th St to a Hudson Line train to reach the stadium.

Take your ticket with you when you exit the train. It will be checked at the station before you can exit. Then, follow the signs toward Yankee Stadium. 

Fare: $5-$23 for most riders. Plan a trip to see your exact fare. 

This is an accessible trip.

Option 3: Take the bus.

The following buses stop near Yankee Stadium: Bx1, Bx2, Bx6, Bx13, and BxM4. For more details on the locations of these stops, see our Bronx bus schedules, or the Bronx bus map.

Fare: $2.75 for most riders.

All MTA buses are accessible. 

Travel tips

  • 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 Metro-North, use the MTA TrainTime app to save time and money.
  • During baseball season, Metro-North occasionally offers extra service. This can include extra trains and shuttle bus service from the stadium to Grand Central Terminal and Harlem-125th Street. 
  • 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.