The Best Sahlen Field Parking Spaces in Downtown Buffalo

Last Updated on August 10, 2022 by Joshua Lagandaon

Sahlen Field parking

Here to cheer on the Buffalo Bisons? Built in 1988, Sahlen Field in New York is the world’s first retro-classic baseball park. With a seating capacity of 16,600 people, the venue is also the United States’ highest-capacity Triple-A ballpark. With no on-site parking, fans will have to deal with limited parking spaces around the vicinity. Prepare for gameday by learning about nearby parking spaces and garages, updated rates, and transportation options.

Convenient Parking Near Sahlen Field

Sahlen Field parking map

Around ten parking facilities are available in Downtown Buffalo, but fans will have to contend with one another for spaces in 5 of the stadium’s closest lots. We recommend booking your parking space in advance using apps like SpotHero to guarantee a spot for gameday. The rates for the five nearby Sahlen Field parking lots are listed below. Rates are subject to change depending on the day or event.

Facility Address Hourly Rate Walking Distance
Pearl/Seneca Parking Lot 58 Pearl St $3.13 5 minutes
Exchange St. Parking Lot 64-144 Exchange St $2.50 4 minutes
Seneca One Parking Garage 50 Exchange St $2.50 4 minutes
Seneca St. Parking Garage 178 Washington St $2 3 minutes
Swan/Washington Parking Lot Swan & Washington Ave Entrance $7 2 minutes

Alternative Lots Near the Stadium 

If the lots above are sold out, consider these alternative surface lots and garages much farther from the stadium but still within walking distance. Event rates and availability may vary. 

Facility  Address Rate  Walking Distance 
Lot A – Exchange West (Allpro Parking Lot 52) 15 Exchange St $25 5 minutes
Pay2Park Lot #22 297 Washington St $10 7 minutes
Allpro Parking Lot #132 100 Pearl St $7 9 minutes
Allpro Parking Lot #131 270 Main St $7 10 minutes 

Alternatively, fans may consider the free Park and Ride lots at Lasalle or University stations and then take the train to the stadium. This is an excellent choice for visitors aiming to avoid parking at Downtown Buffalo. 

Accessible Spaces

The ballpark parking lot at 64 Exchange St. has limited ADA parking spaces. First-come, first-served basis applies to these reserved spaces

Street Parking Options

Street parking near Sahlen Field

We dug a little and discovered several free street parking areas near the stadium. On gamedays, several fans park along Swan St or S Division St past Michigan Avenue. While there are no parking meters here, we recommend parking cautiously as this is a residential area. Follow city parking rules to avoid getting towed or incurring a Buffalo parking ticket

Ride Public Transport

Downtown Buffalo is served by the NFTA (Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority). Fans may ride bus lines 11, 14, 16, 24, and 8 to several bus stations just a five-minute walk to the stadium. Alternatively, visitors may ride the Metro Rail to Church St Station, a five-minute walk from the venue. Visit the NFTA website for stops, schedules, and fares. 

We Can Help You Find the Best Parking Spots

If you’re exploring nearby Niagara Falls, our Niagara Falls parking guide can help you find the most convenient parking spaces in the area. Flying out of the city? Find and compare on-site and off-site airport parking with our Buffalo Airport Parking guide. Alternatively, you can find free airport shuttles and hotel parking with our Buffalo Airport Hotel Park Hotel & Fly guide. 

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