• New York Abilities Expo
    New York Metro
    May 5-7, 2017
    New Jersey Convention & Expo Center
    Fri. 11am-5pm | Sat. 10am-6pm | Sun 11am-4pm

Let’s Go to the Expo

New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837
PHONE: (732) 417-1400

Get Directions to the Expo from any Location


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From Route 1& 9 Southbound:
Exit at “Bonhamtown” onto Main Street, continue for ½ mile to the traffic light. Turn left at the traffic light onto Route 514 East (Woodbridge Avenue). Turn right at the Sheraton Hotel into Raritan Center. Follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.

From Route 1 Northbound:
After crossing the Raritan River Bridge, get into the right lane. After passing, “Open Road Honda”, take the 3rd right hand exit for Route 514/Woodbridge Avenue. Follow Woodbridge Avenue for 3-4 miles. Make a right at the Sheraton Hotel into Raritan Center and Follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.

From Route 287 South:
Follow 287 South to Route 514 West labeled “Raritan Center”. Follow jug handle on the right hand side to traffic light and then follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.

From the NJ Turnpike (NORTH AND SOUTH)
Follow the NJ Turnpike to Exit 10. Bear right after you go through the tollbooth, following Route 514 West to Raritan Center. Take the first exit marked Raritan Center and Follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.

From the Garden State Parkway Southbound:
Follow the Parkway to Exit 129. Take Route 287 North to Route 514 West. Follow Route 514 West to the first exit marked Raritan Center and Follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.

From the Garden State Parkway Northbound:
Follow the Parkway to Exit 127. Follow Highways 287N/440S to Route 514 West. Route 514 West is the first exit from this route.  Follow Route 514 West to the first exit marked Raritan Center. Follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.

From Route 35 & Route 9 North:
Follow Routes 35 & 9 over the Driscoll Bridge, bear right at the end of the bridge. Take the second exit labeled “Raritan Center/ Riverview Drive”. Get into the far right lane and take the Raritan Center Exit. Follow this route all the way down to the second light. Make a right onto Parkway Place. At then, make a left onto Raritan Center Parkway. Follow signs from here which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.

From Route 278 Westbound:
Take the Goethals Bridge onto the New Jersey Turnpike South. Follow the Turnpike to Exit 10. Bear right after you go through the tollbooth, following Route 514 West to Raritan Center. Take the first exit marked Raritan Center and Follow signs, which are posted throughout the Industrial Park for the EXPO HALL.

From Brooklyn & Staten Island Via Outerbridge:
Take the Staten Island Expressway (RTE 278) to Outerbridge Crossing into New Jersey. Three miles from the bridge are signs for Route 514, Raritan Center. Be in the right lane so you can exit at 514 West Bonhamtown. Follow signs to Raritan Center, exit there and follow jug handle to light. Follow signs for EXPO HALL located throughout the Industrial Park.

From Brooklyn & Staten Island Via Goethals Bridge:
Take the Staten Island Expressway (RTE 278) to the Goethals Bridge. This will bring you into New Jersey. Follow signs to the New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 10. After Toll Plaza, Bear right and follow signs to 514 West/Raritan Center. Stay in two right lanes and follow jug handle to light. Follow signs posted throughout the Industrial Park for EXPO HALL.

From New York City, Philadelphia, or anywhere in New Jersey by train or bus:
Please visit www.njtransit.com to plan your itinerary. The closest train station to the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center is Metuchen Station. For example, if you are coming from Manhattan, log onto www.njtransit.com and find the Trip Planner at the top of the home page. Enter Penn Station New York in "Travel From," enter Metuchen Station in "Travel To," indicate your preferred day and time of travel, and click the Accessible option if appropriate. The travel planner will do the rest!

For maps and directions, please visit here.

Parking and Drop-off

Parking is free and located all around the convention center property. If you would like to drop off any passengers before you park, please do so at the flag pole in front of the EXPO HALL.

Please note that there there will be no accessible shuttle service from the hotels to the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center.

Transpo to the Expo

Free Transport from Metuchen Station

For accessible, complimentary transportation from Metuchen Train Station to Abilities Expo, call (973) 907-6918 IN ADVANCE to book your round trip ride. RESERVATIONS ARE MANDATORY and must be made no later than Wednesday, April 27 at 5:00 pm EST. There will not be a shuttle at the station.

  • For accessible, complimentary transportation from Metuchen Train Station to Abilities Expo, call (973) 907-6918 IN ADVANCE to book your round trip ride. 
  • RESERVATIONS ARE MANDATORY and must be made no later than Wednesday, April 27 at 6:00 pm EST.
  • This is NOT A SHOW SHUTTLE.  This is a taxi service and only riders who have made reservations will be transported.
  • You may NOT just show up at the train and expect to be transported to the Expo.
  • Calls/reservations will be accepted between 8am and 6pm ONLY
  • Rider must have the following information ready…day of arrival and time of train arrival and departure in order to make the reservation.

NJ Transit’s Access Link:

Access Link is the public, paratransit service for people with disabilities who are unable to use the NJ Transit local fixed route bus systems. In order to use Access Link, you must first apply for eligibility. Click here for more information.

Access Link service is comparable to the bus in that it is available during the same days and hours as the regularly scheduled local fixed route bus service, including weekends and holidays.

Eligible individuals may make transportation appointments to the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center for Abilities Expo any day between the hours of 7:30 am and 4:30 pm by calling (800) 955-2321 [TTY (800) 955-6765]. Same day reservations can not be accommodated. Click here for more information on Access Link’s riding policies.

NJ Transit:

From New York City, Philadelphia, or Anywhere in New Jersey by Train or Bus:

NJ Transit provides accessible travel via rail and bus from all over New Jersey, New York City and Philadelphia. Please visit www.njtransit.com to plan your itinerary. The closest train station to the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center is Metuchen Station. For example, if you are coming from Manhattan, log onto www.njtransit.com and find the Trip Planner at the top of the home page. Enter Penn Station New York in "Travel From," enter Metuchen Station in "Travel To," indicate your preferred day and time of travel, and click the Accessible option if appropriate. The travel planner will do the rest!

Taxi Service:

The following taxi services are also available to transport from Metuchen Station to the Expo:

  • Independent Taxi (732) 549-7777
  • Metuchen Taxi (732) 549-7777

Please note that there there will be no accessible shuttle service from the hotels to the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center.

 

 

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