TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION
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The Verizon New York City Triathlon is held each year in central New York City. Our host hotel is located in Midtown Manhattan, with the race venue set across Riverside Park (on the Upper West Side) and Central Park. The event’s proximity makes is easily accessible by car, train or plane.

HOST HOTEL

New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019

Home of the 2022 Expo and the event host hotel, the New York Hilton Midtown, is conveniently located on 6th Avenue & W 54th Street. Special booking rates were available for our participants through July 11, 2022.

Early Bird Block Rates:

  • $259 per night
  • Available for check-in dates: Friday 7/22 – Sunday 7/24
  • SOLD OUT!

Standard Block Rates:

  • $317 per night
  • Available for check-in dates: Tuesday 7/19 – Sunday 7/24

TRAVEL

If you plan on flying into New York, you have three airport options: LaGuardia (LGA), JFK or Newark, NJ (EWR).

TAXI
Taxi cab service is readily available from all airports. One-way fares to/from Midtown Manhattan can range from $40-60 each way (excluding tip). Travel times can range from 15 minutes to more than an hour, depending on traffic.

RIDESHARE
Rideshare service is available through mobile apps. Pricing rates vary.

GETTING AROUND TOWN
We recommend utilizing taxi and rideshare services to get around town. Or ride your bike! Until you have to check it into Transition (Saturday), that is.

Road Closures

Northbound lanes of the West Side Highway from 56th Street to the Mosholu Parkway (5:30 AM – 1:30 PM)

Mosholu Parkway northbound to Gun Hill Road (5:30 AM – 1:30 PM)

West 96th Street from Central Park West to the West Side Highway (7:30 AM – 2:00 PM)

*Updated times for modified course coming soon.

PARKING RESOURCES

If you plan to drive, know that you’re coming to the big city which means lots of people, traffic and steeper prices compared to lots of places in the USA. The following are recommended parking resources to search for parking nearby our host hotel New York Hilton Midtown and our Transition site at Riverside Park & 101st St.

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POST-RACE SHUTTLES

After the race, athletes must check out their bike from Transition (9:00 am – 12:00 pm) at Riverside Park. A complimentary shuttle service is offered to athletes from Central Park to Transition, which will run from 8:00 am – 11:00 am.

Pick-Up at Finish
Central Park West at 67th Ave

Drop-Off at Transition
Riverside Drive at 95th St
Athletes may enter Riverside Park at 97th St

*Details subject to change. Shuttles are for athletes only. No reservation required; simply show event staff your athlete wristband to board.

PARKING OPTIONS

Following are recommended parking garages near transition:

NAME ADDRESS LOCATION
Ultra Park, LLC 424 West End Ave. 81st St. b/w West End Ave & Broadway
Central Parking System 214 W. 80th St. 80th St. b/w Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway
Garage 254 W. 79th St. 79th St. b/w West End Ave. & Broadway
Garage 261 W. 77th St. 77th St. b/w Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway
Champion Parking 207 W. 76th St. 76th St. b/w Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway