Travel and Logistics: 2014 AIC

Travel 

St. John’s University’s Queens Campus (St. John’s Queens Campus Map)

8000 Utopia Parkway

Queens Village, NY 11439

From JFK/LaGuardia Airport:

  • AirTran to Jamaica Station ($5)
    • Q30 OR Q31 to St. John’s University Main Gate (Utopia Parkway/Kildare Rd.)
    • Taxi to St. John’s University
      • Merengue Limo & Car Service Inc.: (718) 658-1111

(Approximately $12+tip)

  • Nick’s Car Service: (718) 658-2233

(Approximately $13+tip)

  • Taxi from JFK/LaGuardia to St. John’s University (Approximately $30+ tip)

 

By Car

From Manhattan
Take the Queens Midtown Tunnel to the Long Island Expressway, exit at Utopia Parkway. Stay on the service road to Utopia Parkway and turn right. Follow Utopia Parkway to Union turnpike; the campus is on the right.

From Brooklyn
Option One
Take the Belt Parkway (East) to the Van Wyck Expressway (678 N.), exit at Main Street/Union Turnpike. Proceed to the third traffic light and make a right onto the Grand Central Parkway service road. Go left on Utopia Parkway (at fourth traffic light) and proceed to the campus.

Option Two
Take the Jackie Robinson Parkway (East) to the Grand Central Parkway (East); exit at Utopia Parkway, and make a left on to the campus.

From the Bronx
Option One
Take the Throgs Neck Bridge to the Clearview Expressway. Take exit 2 and make a right onto Union Turnpike. Make a left onto Utopia Parkway; proceed to main gate (1) and make a right onto the campus.

Option Two
Take the Triboro Bridge to the Grand Central Parkway. Exit at Utopia Parkway. Turn left at the light and left onto the campus.

From Long Island (North)
Option One
Take the Northern State Parkway to the Grand Central Parkway, exit at 188th Street. Turn left at the light, and make an immediate right onto the service road. Follow the service road to Utopia Parkway; bear right to campus.

Option Two
Take the Long Island Expressway and exit at Utopia Parkway. Make a left on Utopia Parkway and proceed to Union Turnpike. The campus is on the right.

From Long Island (South)
Take the Southern State Parkway to the Cross Island Parkway. Proceed to the Grand Central Parkway (west), and exit at 188th Street. Turn left at the light, and make an immediate right onto the service road. Follow the service road to Utopia Parkway and bear right to campus.

From Connecticut (North)
Follow I-95 South to the Bruckner Expressway toward the Throgs Neck Bridge. Cross the bridge to the Clearview Expressway. Take exit 2 from the Clearview and make a right onto Union Turnpike. Make a left onto Utopia Parkway; proceed to main gate (1) and make a right onto campus.

From New Jersey
Take I-95 North or I-80 East to the George Washington Bridge. Cross the bridge and take the Cross Bronx Expressway to I-295 to the Throgs Neck Bridge. Follow directions above from Bronx (Option One).

 Public Transportation

The Express Bus Schedule

I.N.D. Subways
E Train
Take train to Kew Gardens/Union Turnpike station.
Take Q-46 bus to Union Turnpike and Utopia Parkway.

F Train
Take train to 169th Street station.
Take Q-30 or Q-31 bus to St. John’s University main gate on Utopia Parkway and 82nd Avenue.

I.R.T. Subway, 7 Train
Take train to Main Street, Flushing.
Take Q-17 bus to Utopia Parkway and the Long Island Expressway.
Transfer to the Q-30 or Q-31 bus to St. John’s University main gate on Utopia Parkway and 82nd Avenue.

Long Island Railroad (L.I.R.R.)
Take L.I.R.R. to Jamaica Station.
Take the Q-30 bus to St. John’s University main gate on Utopia Parkway and 82nd Avenue.

Campus Map   

(D’Angelo center is building number 36 on the map)

 

Parking

Parking available at the Carnesecca Arena lot dedicated for adoption conference attendees. Enter through gates 3 and 4 to reach this parking lot. We will have an officer on location for the first hour or two to direct guests from parking to the event.

If you are staying in on-campus housing and parking on campus, please complete this parking permit and send it to Laura at brucknel@stjohns.edu and CC JAVIERR@stjohns.edu. This must be done prior to arrival so that a valid parking permit will be available to you at check-in. This is only necessary if you are staying in on-campus housing and parking on campus.

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