Locations & Directions

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center (Milstein Hospital Building)

177 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212.305.2500
United States

Getting to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

A variety of transportation choices are available within New York City, however taxis are generally the most convenient and safest. Please consider whether luggage, etc., will make travel on public transportation too difficult. Also, please be aware that only yellow cabs may legally solicit customers with offers of transportation; use official taxi stands whenever possible, especially at airports.

By Car

The most direct way from most locations is to follow directions leading to the George Washington Bridge, then exit onto the Henry Hudson Parkway, and then onto Riverside Drive (south). From there, continue south and turn left onto 165th Street (the first left south of the bridge). Proceed one block and turn right onto Ft. Washington Avenue, then turn right into the Medical Center parking garage.

From upstate New York and New Jersey

After crossing the George Washington Bridge, follow signs to the Henry Hudson Parkway (also called the West Side Highway), and then to Riverside Drive.

From Riverdale and Westchester via the Saw Mill River Parkway

Exit the Henry Hudson Parkway at the Riverside Drive exit immediately past the George Washington Bridge.

From Westchester, Connecticut, and the East Side of Manhattan via the Major Deegan, Cross-Bronx Expressway, or Harlem River Drive

Approaching the George Washington Bridge, take the Henry Hudson Parkway exit; on the approach to the Hendry Hudson Parkway, stay to the left and follow signs to Riverside Drive.

From the West Side of Manhattan

Take the Henry Hudson Parkway to Exit 15-Riverside Drive South.

Public Transportation within New York City

Take the A, C, or #1 subway to 168th Street, or take the M2, M3, M4, M5, or M100 bus. For additional bus and subway information, call the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) at 718.330.1234. Buses require either Metrocards (which can be purchased at all subway stations) or exact change; bills are not accepted.

Transportation Related Links

For more specific information on traveling to, from, and within New York City, please check the Internet for the Metropolitan Transport Authority, Metro-North Railroad, or Yahoo New York. For details about traveling to and from area airports, call GO Airlink NYC at 877.599.8200.