Tips for getting around New York City and New Jersey during Super Bowl week, and how to get to the big game at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 2.


-- Parking at Metlife Stadium is by permit only and is limited to fewer than 13,000 spots. Permits start at $150.

-- The Port Authority will increase the number of New Jersey-bound lanes at its Hudson River crossings before kickoff on Sunday, including at the Lincoln Tunnel. It will reverse the pattern after the game.

-- Regular construction work at Hudson River crossings will be suspended for the week.

-- The only planned road closure is at the Meadowlands’ North Connector Road toward Plaza A.

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-- Tailgating at the stadium will be prohibited, but fans can eat and drink in or near their vehicle, if parked in a permitted spot, as long as they stay within their parking space.

-- Broadway in Manhattan will be closed to vehicles between 34th Street and 47th Street while Super Bowl Boulevard is open from Wednesday until Saturday.


-- NJ Transit will increase service throughout the week before the Super Bowl and on game day, when 10-car service will be provided from Secaucus Junction to Metlife Stadium. Fans must present a Super Bowl ticket to be alllowed onto a train at Secaucus Junction.

-- NJ Transit is selling a $50 “Super Pass” for unlimited train rides from Jan. 27 until Feb. 3.

-- The Long Island Rail Road will add 16 extra off-peak trains from Wednesday until Friday to accommodate people visiting Super Bowl Boulevard in Manhattan, and eight extra trains Saturday and Sunday.

-- Fans planning to use the LIRR and NJ Transit to get to MetLife Stadium can buy a single combination ticket from the LIRR, including at ticket vending machines.


-- Most fans will get to the game using the “Fan Express” — a system of coach buses organized by the Super Bowl Host Committee. Tickets are $51 and are available at

-- The Fan Express will pick up and drop off fans at nine locations. In Manhattan: Grand Central Station, Waldorf Astoria, Madison Square Park, Time Warner Center, Sixth Avenue and Minetta Lane (near Washington Square Park) and Battery Place; In New Jersey: Harmon Meadows, Hanover Marriott and Newark Liberty Airport Marriott Hotel.

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-- Pickup times are every half hour from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

-- Fan Express buses will access Metlife Stadium via a specially designated lane of the Lincoln Tunnel.