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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Prudential Center is easily accessible from various highways including 280, 78, NJ Turnpike, 1 & 9, 21, 22, Garden State Parkway, 80 and 3.

From Garden State Parkway North & South

Directions from Garden State Parkway North & South

  • Follow Garden State Parkway South to Exit 145.
  • Follow signs to Route 280 East.
  • Follow Route 280 East to Exit 15 (Route 21 – Downtown/Arts).
  • At bottom of ramp (traffic light), make a right onto Route 21 South.
  • Turn right onto Rector Street.
  • Turn left onto Broad Street.
  • Continue southbound on Broad Street and make a left onto Lafayette Street.
  • Prudential Center will be on your left hand side.

From New Jersey Turnpike South

Directions from New Jersey Turnpike South

  • Take Exit 15W onto I-280 westbound.
  • Turn right on Exit 15A towards Route 21 South.
  • Turn right onto Rector Street.
  • Turn left onto Broad Street.
  • Continue southbound on Broad Street and make a left onto Lafayette Street.
  • Prudential Center will be on your left hand side.

From New Jersey Turnpike North

Directions from New Jersey Turnpike North

  • Take Exit 14 toward I-78.
  • Take the center ramp after the toll booth toward US-1-9 / RT-21.
  • Keep right to stay on the ramp toward US-1 / US-9.
  • Continue on US-1-9 (approx 3 miles) and exit on the right onto RT-21 McCarter Hwy.
  • Take Broad Street exit on right.
  • Continue northbound on Broad Street and make a right onto Lafayette Street.
  • Prudential Center will be on your left hand side.

PARKING

Parking is available for a fee at numerous lots and garages surrounding Prudential Center.  There are over 3,500 parking spaces within two blocks of the arena.  Visit Prudential’s Center website for a detailed parking map and directions to those locations.

Reserve Discounted Parking

We recommend reserving parking in advance with SpotHero, a parking reservation service that connects drivers to discounted, convenient parking!

To book parking for the 2018 Undergraduate Commencement ceremony, visit the Ramapo College of New Jersey Commencement Parking Page to find and reserve convenient parking with rates up to 50% off the drive-up fee. Book now and your space at the chosen facility is 100% guaranteed!

MASS TRANSIT

Prudential Center is easily accessible by NJ Transit trains, PATH and Light Rail service.  The arena is just two blocks from Newark Penn Station and connected to Newark Broad Street Station by frequent, convenient bus and Light Rail service.  Visit Prudential Center’s website for more information or to plan your trip.