Long Island University C.W. Post Campus
C.W. Post Campus B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library

Travel Directions to the LIU Post Library

By Car:

From New York City:
Take the Queens-Midtown Tunnel to the Long Island Expressway (a.k.a. L.I.E. or 495). Proceed on the L.I.E. approximately 21 miles to Exit 39N - Glen Cove Road. Exit and proceed north 1 1/2 miles to Northern Boulevard (a.k.a. Rte. 25A). Turn right (east) and travel 2 miles to the west entrance of LIU Post. It will be on the right (south) side of the road where a Tilles Concert Hall sign is located. The Library is the first building on the left after you have entered the campus.
From Southern New Jersey and points south:
Take the New Jersey Turnpike north to the Lincoln Tunnel Exit (Exit 16). Upon leaving the tunnel on the New York side, follow the crosstown signs to the Queens-Midtown Tunnel (entrances on 2nd Avenue and 34th Street and 36th Street), and proceed as indicated above.

From Northern New Jersey:
Take the George Washington Bridge to the Cross Bronx Expressway. Take this to the Throgs Neck Bridge. Leaving the bridge, take the exit on the right, Cross Island Parkway, towards Long Island. Take this to the Long Island Expressway East, and follow the directions as indicated above from New York City.

From Bronx, Westchester, and points north:
Take most the convenient north-south parkway, turnpike, or thruway to the Throgs Neck Bridge. Leaving the bridge, take the exit on the right, Cross Island Parkway, towards Long Island. Take this to the Long Island Expressway East, and follow the directions as indicated above from New York City.

From Staten Island and Brooklyn:
Take the Verrazano Narrows Bridge to the Belt Parkway Eastbound to Long Island. Remain on the Belt Parkway until the Cross Island Parkway. Take the Cross Island north to the L.I.E. Eastbound. Travel east on the L.I.E. to exit 39 North and proceed as indicated above.

From Eastern Long Island - North Shore:
Take the L.I.E. West to exit 41 North - Route 107. Turn right upon exiting, and proceed north to Northern Blvd. (a.k.a. Route 25A). Turn left (heading west) at Northern Blvd., and continue to the west entrance (2nd light) of the LIU Post Campus. At the Tilles Center sign make a left. The library is the first building on the left as you enter the campus.

From South Shore of Long Island:
In Nassau County take either the Wantagh State Parkway or the Meadowbrook Parkway North. From each of these you can then take the Northern State Parkway North to Glen Cove Road - Exit 31. Turn left at the exit, and proceed approximately 3 miles to Northern Blvd. (Route 25A). Turn right (east), and travel 2 miles to west entrance of the campus.

In Suffolk County take the most convenient North-South route to the L.I.E., and proceed as indicated on Eastern Long Island - North Shore directions.

By Train:

From Penn Station in New York City:
Go to the Long Island Railroad Terminal in Penn Station. From the LIRR station you may take either the Port Washington - Manhasset line to the Manhasset stop or the Oyster Bay line to the Greenvale/LIU Post Center stop. Greenvale is closer to the campus, but the Manhasset stop has many more trains. Taxi service is available to the campus from both stations.

From Grand Central Station in New York City:
Grand Central Station is located on Park Ave. and 42nd Street. A shuttle train that runs between GCS and Times Square is in the terminal building. Take this shuttle to Times Square and then the subway to the 34th Street - Penn Station stop. Proceed to the LIRR terminal in Penn Station, and follow the directions as indicated above. Taxi service is available from Grand Central to Penn Station.

By Airplane:

From Kennedy International Airport:
Carey buses leave the the terminal at regularly scheduled intervals for New York City and the LIRR terminal in Jamaica. Taxis are also available to take you to the LIRR or directly to LIU Post (very expensive). You can get an LIRR train at the Jamaica station and follow the above directions for BY TRAIN on the Oyster Bay line. To drive to LIU Post from Kennedy Airport, follow the signs reading Long Island Expressway (L.I.E. or 495). The main exit road from Kennedy becomes the Van Wyck Expressway and leads to the L.I.E. Take the L.I.E. eastbound to Long Island, and exit at Glen Cove Road North (39N). Follow the directions as listed under New York City from this point to LIU Post in the BY CAR section.

From LaGuardia Airport:
LaGuardia Airport is the closest to LIU Post Center, and taxi service (very expensive) or car rentals are available. The airport is adjacent to Grand Central Parkway. Take the parkway to Long Island (signs indicate) EAST until the L.I.E. exit. Take the L.I.E. Eastbound to Glen Cove Road - exit 39N, and follow the directions as listed under New York City from this point to LIU Post in the BY CAR section.

From Newark Airport:
Public transportation to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City is available from Newark Airport's main terminal. From the Port Authority Bus Terminal located at 40th street and 8th Avenue, proceed to the LIRR terminal in Penn Station at 34th Street and 8th Avenue. Proceed to LIU Post as indicated under the BY TRAIN section.

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