Convenient New York Botanical Garden Parking Spaces & Updated Rates

Last Updated on July 28, 2022 by Snezana Grcak

New York Botanical Garden parking

With millions of visitors every year, parking at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) can be challenging, especially during peak hours. Fortunately, aside from the museum’s official parking facilities, visitors will find several garages, public parking areas, and alternative on-street options within the Bronx. Read our guide to learn more about convenient and affordable parking, updated rates, and public transportation.

NYBG Hours and Admission

The rates for an All-Garden Pass, which includes unlimited access to Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, Tram Tour, Around the Table, and several Garden features, are listed below. The Garden sells tickets at the gate but online reservations can be made in advance.

Visitor Rate
Adults  $30
Students / Seniors (65+) $28
Children (2-12 years) $15
Children under 2 / Patrons/ Members  FREE 

Visit the NYBG website for more information about special rates and discounts.

Parking at the New York Botanical Gardens

Parking map of New York Botanical Garden

The Garden’s on-site parking lot is the most convenient place to park but tends to sell out quickly during peak visitation days. Located at 2900 Southern Boulevard, this lot is accessible by the Main Entrance.

Alternatively, visitors may park at the NYBG Parking Garage at The Peter Jay Sharp Building at 401 Bedford Park Blvd. Tickets may be validated at a Garden ticket window for cheaper rates.

Parking Facility  Rate Details
On-site parking lot $22 per vehicle Active members with a valid parking pass and Supporting level members and above receive free parking at this lot.
NYBG Parking Garage $9 per hour The rate is $9 per hour but varies every succeeding hour depending on the time or day of parking. Visit the NYBG website for a more detailed view of NYBG Parking Garage rates

Additional Parking Near NYBG

Consider these nearby parking lots if New York Botanical Garden parking options above are sold out. The rates listed below are for all-day parking.

Facility  Address Rate Distance 
2 J’s Parking Lot 2768 Webster Ave $7.17 0.3 mi
G & R Parking Services 1 Fordham Plaza $25 0.8 mi
M.P. Tiebout Parking 2468 Tiebout Avenue $11 1 mi. 
Manhattan Parking Garage 260 East 188th Street $30 1 mi. 

On-Street Parking Alternatives

On-Street Parking Near New York Botanical Garden

On-street parking is available on Southern Boulevard, Webster Avenue, and Bedford Park Boulevard. While these spots are free, you’ll have to deal with time limits and other restrictions. In paid street parking areas, the rate is $1.25/hour. We recommend arriving early to find an ideal spot.

Transportation Options

Ride the Metro-North Harlem local line, which stops by Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal, just 20 minutes from the Gardens. Alternatively, visitors can take the 4, B, or D train to Bedford Park Blvd. Station, and then take the Bx26 bus to the Garden. Visit the NYBG website for discounts and more detailed directions or the MTA website for stops, schedules, and fares.

Park Conveniently at the Bronx

Exploring the Bronx? Check out our guide to Bronx Zoo parking or Yankee Stadium parking, or learn about Bronx Monthly Parking rates. If you’re flying out of NY, find parking and compare rates with our New York LaGuardia International Airport parking and JFK airport parking guides.

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