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Take the #99S bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal directly to the University. Or take the PATH subway to Journal Square and follow the directions below.
From PATH Terminal at Journal Square
Take the #10 South Boulevard bus from platform D1 directly to the University's main entrance. Or board the #80 Newark Avenue/Gates Avenue bus, and get off at Audubon and West Side Avenues. From here, you may either walk the three short blocks to campus, or take the free shuttle bus which stops inside the University's parking lot on West Side Avenue.
From the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail:
Take Hudson-Bergen Light Rail to West Side Avenue stop, (last stop). Walk 4 blocks south on West Side Avenue to Culver Avenue. Turn left on Culver and walk 3 short blocks to the main campus, or walk one more block to Audubon Avenue to take the free shuttle bus which stops inside the University's parking lot on West Side Avenue.
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From New York City (Holland Tunnel)
After exiting the Holland Tunnel, go straight and up the hill. Maneuver yourself into the center lanes (an exit from the Turnpike will be on the right; then an exit for Routes 1 & 9 will be on your left). Continue through approximately seven lights. You will enter Journal Square. Follow Kennedy Blvd. as it turns right at Journal Square. Continue on Kennedy Blvd. to the University.
Take 280 East, 80 East, or Route 3 East to the NJ Turnpike. Take Turnpike to Exit 15E. Pay toll, and follow signs to Routes 1 & 9 North (Truck Route). Go over two bridges to a traffic light. Stay straight at the light. After the McDonalds (on the right hand side) go to the 2nd traffic light and make a right turn on Kennedy Boulevard. NJCU is 12 blocks down on the right hand side. Parking is on Culver Avenue.
From Routes 78, 1 & 9
Take Route 78 East to Routes 1 & 9 North. Route 1 & 9 will split. Stay to the right (1 & 9 North Truck Route). Do not go to the Pulaski Skyway. Take 1 & 9 over two bridges to a traffic light. Stay straight at the light. After the McDonalds (on the right hand side) go to the 2nd traffic light and make a right turn on Kennedy Boulevard. NJCU is 12 blocks down on the right hand side. Parking is on Culver Avenue.
From Garden State Parkway (Northbound)
Take the GSP North to Exit 140, Route 22 East. Take 22 East to Routes 1 & 9 North. Follow directions above from Routes 1 & 9.
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It takes approximately 2 hours to travel from the Philadelphia area to NJCU.
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