Find directions to McCarter and parking information most convenient for you.
We recommend utilizing the free and convenient parking at Princeton University’s West Garage. To access the garage, take Alexander Street to North Station Drive; the garage entrance will be on your right after you pass the train station. The West Garage is free and open to the public on weekends and after 5 pm on weekdays. In addition, McCarter patrons may park in the Princeton Station Commuter Lot: commuter permit spaces are free for public parking on weekends and after 5pm on weekdays and metered spaces are readily available every day.
From the West Garage or the Princeton Station, a brief 5-minute walk through the buildings and park-like atmosphere of the new Lewis Center for the Arts will bring you past the two new restaurants and right to McCarter. We’ve highlighted an easy route with no stairs.
Metered street parking is available on Alexander Street, College Road, and University Place.
Parking is available in the Princeton Station lot along Alexander Street.
Wednesday Matinee Parking
On September 26 and October 3 the West Garage will not be available for the matinee performances but there is availability in Princeton's Lot 19. A shuttle to McCarter will be provided.
McCarter will offer shuttle service for the upcoming 2018-2019 Season starting in September.
The shuttle will begin one hour prior to performance, run approximately every 20 minutes and continue until curtain time. The shuttle will pick up passengers outside of Wawa and drop off is at the McCarter Matthews or Berlind Theatre. The shuttle will run for one hour post-performance for your return to the original pickup location.
Take the Train to our Doorstep!
The Northeast Corridor line of New Jersey Transit conveniently stops at the Princeton Junction train station. Patrons can transfer to the Dinky train—a four minute ride to the Princeton Station.
ALERT: The Dinky train will be out of service starting mid-October 2018 until mid-January 2019 at least for upgrades. Read more.
For schedules and information, visit njtransit.com.