Travel and Transportation
Purchase is easily accessible by car, and we’re adjacent to the Westchester County Airport (HPN).
Directions and Parking
Restaurants and Dining
Hungry? We’ve got you covered, on-campus and off with a list of suggested places to eat nearby.
We’ve also compiled a list of hotels in case you’re staying overnight.
Interactive Campus Map
Visit our Interactive Map to find locations on campus, including accessible parking spots and building entrances with door openers.
Visitors may park in the Visitor parking lot West 1. You may use the parking pay station located just before the Performing Arts Center underpass to select the best hourly rates to fit the duration of your stay. Please make sure to place your receipt on your vehicle’s dashboard.
Visitors attending the Neuberger should follow the visitor instructions above.
Visitors attending an Admissions information session and/or tour should park in Central 2. For other Admissions event parking, please reference your confirmation for instructions.
For those attending shows at The Performing Arts Center, you do not need to pay the parking fee.
If you are visiting the campus and park in the West parking lots for reasons other than attending a Performing Arts Center show, you must purchase a parking pass at the parking pay station and display the ticket on you dashboard.
Visitors spending 30 minutes or less on campus may use the short-term spaces located in West 2 parking lot, adjacent to the Music Building. Please be mindful—these spots have a 30-minute time allowance.
Visitors that intend to visit the campus on a repeated basis may purchase a Community Member parking pass for $25 which is valid through the end of the following August, and must be renewed annually. Community Member passes are available at the Parking and Transportation Office.
Students may visit the Office of Parking and Transportation for complete information.
The campus is regulated by New York State Police, meaning that drivers are subject to standard traffic and parking regulations. Vehicles can and will be towed or booted if necessary. Visit here for a complete list of campus parking policies.
Tips for easily navigating the campus.
From New York City, Southern Westchester, and Long Island:
Take the Hutchinson River Parkway north to Exit 17 (Lincoln Avenue). Turn Left onto Lincoln Avenue and proceed approximately one mile to Anderson Hill Road (2nd traffic light). Turn right onto Anderson Hill Road. We’ll be immediately on your left.
From Rockland County and northern New Jersey (via the Tappan Zee Bridge):
Take I-287 (Cross Westchester Expressway) to Exit 8E. Shortly after first traffic light, bear left onto Anderson Hill Road. Proceed approximately 2.5 miles. Campus is on the left, just after intersection at Lincoln Avenue.
From Northern Westchester:
Take I-684 south to Exit 2 (Route 120), drive over the bridge and turn right onto Route 120 south (Purchase Street). Make the first left onto Route 120 south (Purchase Street). Follow Route 120 south 3.2 miles to Anderson Hill Road (1st traffic light) and turn left. Turn left at 2nd traffic light into campus.
Take the Merritt Parkway south (which becomes the Hutchinson River Parkway in New York State) south to New York Exit 17, Lincoln Avenue. Turn right onto Lincoln Avenue and proceed approximately one mile to Anderson Hill Road (2nd traffic light). Turn right onto Anderson Hill Road. Campus is immediately on the left.
From NYC via rail from Grand Central Station:
Take the Harlem/Metro North Line to White Plains. Board the Anderson Hill Road bus No. 12 or take a taxi to campus. Alternatively, take the New Haven/Metro North Line to Rye and take a taxi to campus. (For more information about bus or train services, see the MTA site.)
From White Plains:
Take the No. 12 bus Northbound from White Plains or Southbound from Yorktown, Mount Kisco, or Armonk. Buses leave approximately every hour, Monday through Saturday. (For more information about bus or train services, see the MTA Homepage or visit the Beeline Bus.)
From Westchester County Airport (HPN):
Parents and students should go to www.PP2F.org and make a reservation with Purchase Park 2 Fly. Select the Student/Faculty option to make your reservation and you will not be charged.
From LaGuardia Airport (LGA) or Kennedy International Airport (JFK):
Visit www.2theairport.com or call 800-377-8745 to make reservations. The street address of the campus is 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577.