Rutgers University–New Brunswick is situated at the center of the Northeast Corridor that runs from Boston to Washington, D.C. It's 38 miles from New York City and 65 miles from Philadelphia.
Maps, Directions & Parking
How to Find Us
Whether you’re traveling to our five campuses by train, plane, car or bus, here’s an overview of your transportation options.
By car: Nearby highways include the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway; Interstate highways 1, 287, 95, and 78; State routes 18 and 130. Follow these detailed directions to the five campuses of Rutgers–New Brunswick from nearby highways:
By rail: New Jersey Transit operates a major station in New Brunswick on the Northeast Corridor line; the station is a short hop from a main Amtrak rail station at Metropark in Iselin.
By bus: New Jersey Transit and Suburban Transit provide regular daily service, both local and to New York and Philadelphia.
By air: New Brunswick has excellent train connections to Newark Liberty International Airport—a major East Coast air hub with many direct flights domestically and abroad. New York’s John F. Kennedy (J.F.K.) and LaGuardia airports are also accessible via car and public transportation.
By bike: The New Jersey section of the East Coast Greenway passes through Rutgers University–New Brunswick.
Once You’re Here, Navigating around Campus Is Easy
Whether you're looking for Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, the Visitor Center or SHI Stadium on the Busch Campus, or the new business school building on the Livingston Campus, the information below will help you reach your destination.
Built on the Google Maps platform, our maps allow you to zoom in for a closer look, get directions, and more. Click on your building destination to get its street address, a bird's eye view of your destination, and units located in the building.
If you’re coming by car to Rutgers–New Brunswick, there are a few guidelines for parking on campus.
- Visitors can park in Lot 48 on the Busch Campus, across from the Visitor Center, at no cost and without a permit from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. It’s particularly convenient if you’re here for a tour.
- Visitors who want to park in other areas of the university must purchase a permit, which can be obtained in advance at a cost of $5 a day. There is ample Visitor Parking on campus.
- Other parking lots are conveniently located for those holding a Rutgers parking permit.
Rutgers–New Brunswick offers campus bus and shuttle service to students on all five campuses. Review the schedules and routes. Use the Transloc service on your mobile device to calculate arrival and wait times at bus stops.
Parking in Downtown New Brunswick
The Rutgers campuses circle the city of New Brunswick, a great destination for shopping, dining out, or seeing a show. But parking in downtown New Brunswick can be a challenge. If you’re heading downtown, the New Brunswick Parking Authority Parking Locator will help you find the parking lot closest to your destination.