Heart Conference Center

Accommodations, Parking and Travel

Hotels/Car Service

A list of hotels and car service companies can be obtained through the Conference Center Events Office.

Airport Information

The Heart Center Conference Center is located within 30 minutes-1 hour of three metropolitan-area airports; John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International and LaGuardia Airport.

Transportation to/from the airport is available for a fee via Super Shuttle. Upon arrival at the airport, proceed to the Ground Transportation desk located near baggage claim, the Super Shuttle agents there will assist you. For your return trip to the airport, contact Super Shuttle at least 24 hours in advance at 1-800-BLUE-VAN. New York taxi cabs are also available and rates can vary depending on the airport.

Travel Directions

By Subway

Take the A, C, or #1 subway to the 168th Street station. From midtown Manhattan, the A train provides express service.

By Bus

A number of city buses serve the medical center: M2, M3, M4, M5, M100, Bx36, Bx11, and Bx3.

For additional bus and subway information, call the Metropolitan Transit Authority at (718) 330-1234.

By Car

The most direct way to NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia 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). Take 165th Street one block to Fort Washington Avenue.

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. Follow directions above from 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. Follow directions above from Riverside Drive.

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 Henry Hudson Parkway, stay to the left and follow signs to Riverside Drive. Follow directions above from Riverside Drive. From the West Side of Manhattan Take the Henry Hudson Parkway to Exit 15-Riverside Drive South. Follow directions above from Riverside Drive.


Valet parking -Valet parking is available Monday-Friday 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM and from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM on weekends. Special arrangements can be made for after-hours events by contacting the Conference Center staff.

From 165th Street, turn left onto Fort Washington Avenue to access valet parking, which is available in the driveway of the Milstein Hospital Building.

Visitor parking - From 165th Street, turn right onto Fort Washington Avenue.

PARKING VOUCHERS & PARKING RATES - Pre-paid parking vouchers are available through the Conference Center events office or by calling the parking office at 212-305-4903. Please contact the parking office prior to any large event to ensure they will be properly staffed.

There are 3 options for pre-paid parking vouchers:

  • Option #1 - $30 pre-paid voucher which will allow the attendee to have no additional charges and cover up to a 24 hour period ($33- $3 discount)
  • Option #2 - $20 co-pay by attendee with pre-paid voucher which will allow the sponsor to pay the balance of the parking fee for the 24 hour period of $13 for a total cost of $33
  • Option #3 - $10 co-pay by the attendee with pre-paid voucher which will allow the sponsor to pay the balance of $23 for a total cost of $33

You must have 20 cars or more to participate in voucher program and it includes self-parking at garage on Fort Washington and valet parking at Milstein Hospital.

The regular hourly parking rates at NewYork-Presbyterian are:

  • Up to 1/2 hour
  • Up to 1 hour
  • Up to 2 hours
  • Up to 4 hours
  • Up to 8 hours
  • Up to 24 hours
  • $13.00
  • $17.00
  • $24.00
  • $27.00
  • $29.00
  • $33.00

NYC parking tax of 18.375% is included