Hospital Information: Directions

These travel directions can help guide you by car or by public transportation to Memorial Sloan Kettering’s inpatient hospital as well as many of our outpatient facilities in Manhattan.

For a map including our facilities in Brooklyn, New Jersey, Long Island, and Westchester, please visit our Locations page.

By Car

From Brooklyn or Staten Island via the Williamsburg, Manhattan, or Brooklyn Bridges, or the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, first exit onto the Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) Drive, and take the FDR Drive north (uptown).

For Memorial Hospital, the Enid A. Haupt Pavilion, or the Radiation Oncology Center:

  • Exit the FDR Drive at 61st Street (left exit). Proceed one block on 61st Street and turn right onto York Avenue. Proceed north for six blocks; the main campus building is on your left.

For the Rockefeller Outpatient Pavilion:

  • Exit the FDR Drive at 42nd Street. Proceed one block on 42nd Street and turn right onto First Avenue. Proceed north on First Avenue, and turn left on 53rd Street. Proceed west for 2 1/2 blocks. The building is on your left, between Third and Lexington Avenues.

For the Evelyn H. Lauder and Memorial Sloan Kettering Imaging Center:

  • Exit the FDR Drive on 61st Street (left exit). Proceed two blocks on 61st Street and turn right onto First Avenue. Proceed north for five blocks and turn left onto 66th Street; the building is on the corner of 66th Street and Second Avenue, on your left.

From the Bronx, Westchester, or New England via the Robert F. Kennedy (Triborough) Bridge to Manhattan, first exit the bridge onto the FDR Drive South (downtown, left exit).

For Memorial Hospital, the Enid A. Haupt Pavilion, or the Radiation Oncology Center:

  • Take the FDR Drive south to the 71st Street exit. Proceed one block on 71st Street and turn left onto York Avenue. Proceed south for three blocks; the main campus building is on your right.

For the Rockefeller Outpatient Pavilion:

  • Take the FDR Drive south to the 53rd Street exit. Proceed west on 53rd Street for 3 1/2 blocks. The building is on your left, between Third and Lexington Avenues.

For the Evelyn H. Lauder and Memorial Sloan Kettering Imaging Center:

  • Take the FDR Drive south to the 63rd Street exit. Proceed west on 63rd Street to First Avenue. Turn right onto First Avenue and go three blocks north to 66th Street. Turn left onto 66th Street; the building is on the corner of 66th Street and Second Avenue, on your left.

From Queens or Long Island via the Robert F. Kennedy (Triborough) Bridge, first exit the bridge onto the FDR Drive South (downtown, left exit).

For Memorial Hospital, the Enid A. Haupt Pavilion, or the Radiation Oncology Center:

  • Take the FDR Drive south to the 71st Street exit. Proceed one block on 71st Street and turn left onto York Avenue. Proceed south for three blocks; the main campus building is on your right.

For the Rockefeller Outpatient Pavilion:

  • Take the East 53rd Street exit (exit 11). Proceed west on 53rd Street for 1 1/2 blocks. The building is on your left (160 East 53rd Street), between Third and Lexington Avenues.

For the Evelyn H. Lauder and Memorial Sloan Kettering Imaging Center:

  • Take the East 63rd Street exit (exit 12). Proceed to First Avenue and turn right. Proceed three blocks on First Avenue to 66th Street. Turn left onto 66th Street; the building is on the corner of 66th Street and Second Avenue, on your left.

From Upstate New York or Northern New Jersey via the George Washington Bridge, first merge onto I-95 North. Take the Harlem River Drive/Amsterdam Avenue exit, and keep left at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto the Harlem River Drive; proceed south (downtown) on the Drive. Then, stay straight to go onto the FDR Drive South.

For Memorial Hospital, the Enid A. Haupt Pavilion, or the Radiation Oncology Center:

  • Take the FDR Drive south to the 71st Street exit. Proceed one block on 71st Street and turn left onto York Avenue. Proceed south for three blocks; the main campus building is on your right.

For the Rockefeller Outpatient Pavilion:

  • Take the FDR Drive south to the 53rd Street exit. Proceed west on 53rd Street for 3 1/2 blocks. The building is on your left, between Third and Lexington Avenues.

For the Evelyn H. Lauder and Memorial Sloan Kettering Imaging Center:

  • Take the FDR Drive south to the 63rd Street exit. Proceed west on 63rd Street to First Avenue. Turn right onto First Avenue and go three blocks to 66th Street. Turn left onto 66th Street; the building is on the corner of 66th Street and Second Avenue, on your left.

From Central or Southern New Jersey via the Lincoln Tunnel.

For Memorial Hospital, the Enid A. Haupt Pavilion, or the Radiation Oncology Center:

  • Turn left onto 42nd Street and right onto Tenth Avenue.
  • Proceed uptown (north) to 65th Street.
  • Turn right onto 65th Street, and proceed crosstown (east) through Central Park to York Avenue.
  • Turn left onto York Avenue and proceed north to 67th Street; the main campus building is on your left.

For the Rockefeller Outpatient Pavilion:

  • Turn right onto 42nd Street and proceed crosstown (east) to Third Avenue. Turn left onto Third Avenue and proceed uptown (north) to 53rd Street, and turn left. The building is on your left, on 53rd Street between Third and Lexington Avenues.

For the Evelyn H. Lauder and Memorial Sloan Kettering Imaging Center:

  • Turn right onto 42nd Street and proceed crosstown (east) to First Avenue. Turn left onto First Avenue and proceed uptown (north) to 66th Street, then turn left onto 66th Street; the building is on the corner of 66th Street and Second Avenue, on your left.

By Subway

You will need a subway fare card (Metrocard) for travel. Service can vary depending on the day and time.

The subway stops nearest to Memorial Hospital, the Enid A. Haupt Pavilion, the Radiation Oncology Center, and the Evelyn H. Lauder and Memorial Sloan Kettering Imaging Center are several blocks away:

  • The F stops at 63rd Street and Lexington Avenue.
  • The 6 stops at 68th Street and Lexington Avenue.
  • The Q stops at 57th Street and Seventh Avenue.
  • The N, R, 4, 5, and 6 stop at 59th Street and Lexington Avenue.

There are two subway stops near the Rockefeller Outpatient Pavilion:

  • The 6 stops at 51st Street and Lexington Avenue.
  • The E and M stop at Lexington Avenue and 53rd Street.

By Bus

You will need a fare card (Metrocard) or exact change (in coins) for travel. Service can vary depending on the day and time.

To reach Memorial Hospital, the Enid A. Haupt Pavilion, the Radiation Oncology Center, or the Evelyn H. Lauder and Memorial Sloan Kettering Imaging Center by bus:

  • The M15 runs uptown (north) on First Avenue and downtown (south) on Second Avenue. The uptown M15 bus stops at 67th Street, on First Avenue. The downtown M15 bus stops at 68th Street, on Second Avenue. The regular bus (not “limited”) stops every two blocks, including stops at 64th and 66th Streets.
  • The M101, M102, M103 run uptown on Third Avenue, stopping at 63rd and 65th Streets, and downtown on Lexington Avenue, stopping at 62nd and 65th Streets.
  • The M30 runs crosstown starting at Eighth Avenue and 57th Street. It proceeds east on 57th Street to Madison Avenue, turns north on Madison to 72nd Street, and turns east on 72nd Street to York Avenue. The return route goes west on 72nd Street, south on Fifth Avenue, and west on 57th Street to Eighth Avenue.
  • The M31 runs uptown and downtown on York Avenue and crosstown to 57th Street. It begins at East 92nd Street and York Avenue, heads south on York Avenue to 57th Street, turns west on 57th Street to Eleventh Avenue, and proceeds south on Eleventh Avenue to 54th Street. It returns via 54th Street, goes north on Tenth Avenue, east on 57th Street, and north on Sutton Place, which becomes York Avenue. Then it proceeds up York Avenue and turns west onto 91st Street to First Avenue. This bus stops on York at 61st, 64th, and 67th Streets.
  • The M66 runs crosstown, beginning at West End Avenue and West 65th Street. It continues through Central Park and heads east before turning onto Madison Avenue. It then proceeds north on Madison Avenue to East 68th Street, then turns east onto 68th Street to York Avenue. The return route goes west on 67th Street, south on Fifth Avenue, then west on 66th Street.

To reach the Rockefeller Outpatient Pavilion by bus:

  • The M101, M102, M103 run uptown on Third Avenue and downtown on Lexington Avenue, stopping at 53rd Street.
  • The M50 and M27 run crosstown on 49th Street (westbound) and 50th Street (eastbound) stopping at Third Avenue.