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Fort Hamilton, New York

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Location/Driving Directions
Fort Hamilton, New York

Fort Hamilton is located on the southwestern tip of Brooklyn, New York, at the base of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.

ENTERING BROOKLYN VIA THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE:

Take Exit 13 from the Turnpike Cross the Goethals Bridge.
Take the Staten Island Expressway to the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.
Cross the bridge and get off at the first exit in Brooklyn (92nd Street).
Turn left at the first traffic light onto Fort Hamilton Parkway.
Follow FHP to the Main Gate which will be on your left at the end of the street.


ENTERING BROOKLYN VIA NEW YORK THRUWAY:

Stay to the right after crossing the Tappan Zee Bridge, get off Saw Mill River Parkway (the name changes to Henry Hudson Parkway then to the West Side Highway).
Go through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel and take route 278 toward Staten Island.
Take the last exit before the Verrazano Narrows Bridge-92nd Street.
Turn right at the traffic light and go one block.
Turn left onto Fort Hamilton Parkway.
Follow FHP to the Main Gate which will be on your left at the end of the street.

FROM JFK AIRPORT TO FORT HAMILTON:

Take Belt Parkway west to Exit 2, make right turn on 100 Street and turn right on Fort Hamilton Parkway to Main Gate.

VIA BUS-SUBWAY:

Use the New York City transit system "R" Train to the 95th Street Station (last stop).
Take B-8 bus to Fort or walk.
Tokens or Metro Cards must be used on the subways, and either tokens or exact change used on the buses.

VIA PORT AUTHORITY BUS:

The Port Authority Bus Terminal (Eight Avenue and 41st Street) New York serves both commuter and long distance bus lines.
Bus and fare information for all carriers call 212-564-8484.

VIA RAIL:

Use Flatbush Avenue Terminal, take the Long Island Railroad "R" Train and follow instructions above.
For train information call 217-LIRR.

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