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Parking

The Office of General Services operates several pay by the day visitor parking areas in and around the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany, NY. For more information on parking for visitors, please visit: http://www.ogs.ny.gov/bu/ba/parking/Visitor/

Empire State Plaza V-Lot Parking

The Empire State Plaza V-Lot (Visitors Lot) is the primary lot for visitors, located beneath the Empire State Plaza and accessed through I-787 Empire State Plaza exit.

Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 10:59 a.m. - $10.00 Pay on Entry  11:00 a.m. - Until Close - $5.00 Pay on Entry 

Weekends and State Holidays $5.00 flat charge, Pay on Entry 60 minutes or less, full refund

Cathedral Lot (near Empire State Plaza)

Located on Madison Avenue between the Cultural Education Center and Albany Cathedral, and within easy walking distance to the Empire State Plaza and New York State Museum. 

Monday – Friday: 6:00 am – 2:00 pm For entry between 6:00 am– 9:59 am, $10.00 flat rate, pay on entry For entry between 10:00am– 3:00pm, $5.00 flat rate, pay on entry; No charge for entry after 3:00 pm Weekends and State Holidays: Lot open, no charge

Madison Avenue Lot (near Empire State Plaza)

Located on Madison Avenue above the Cultural Education Center, and within easy walking distance to the Empire State Plaza and New York State Museum.

Monday – Friday: 6:00 am – 2:00 pm For entry between 6:00 am– 9:59 am, $10.00 flat rate, pay on entry For entry between 10:00 am– 3:00 pm, $5.00 flat rate, pay on entry. No charge for entry after 3:00 pm Handicap and oversized parking available  Weekends and State Holidays: Lot open, no charge

East Garage (near Empire State Plaza)

The East Garage is available for client parking after 5pm Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday & Sunday, free of charge. 

Access for the Disabled  

The Empire State Plaza and Concourse are handicapped accessible except for the State Street Capitol entrance and the Concourse tunnel to the Swan Street Building.

The following entry locations will be available to provide access to persons with disabilities. 

Madison Avenue: Elevator entrance located at street level will provide facility access daily from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm.

State Street: Entrance located at street level. There is an outdoor walkway at the northeast corner of the Abrams Building, which leads to a doorway on the Concourse that will provide facility access daily from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm.

Public Transportation  

Albany International Airport (ALB) 
737 Albany-Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211
Phone: 518-242-2222

Amtrak (Albany-Rensselaer Station)
525 East Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Phone: 1-800-872-7245

Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA)
110 Watervliet Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
Phone: 518-482-8822
Schedules are available in the Plaza Visitor Center and Gift Shop or on the CTDA website.

Trailways Greyhound Bus Station
34 Hamilton Street
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-434-8095

Jennings Landing - Starting Point for 2019 Women's March Albany

There are ten spots at Jennings Landing entrance, south of the Pedestrian Bridge. “Event Parking” has around twenty spots next to Jennings Landing, entrance on north end

Riverfront Garage is free on weekends and is directly opposite of Jennings Landing , however you will have to take the Pedestrian Bridge to get to Jennings Landing – or wait at Broadway.


Columbia Street parking is next to Riverfront, so  you will also have to cross  the bridge or wait at Broadway.

Additional Parking Surrounding Marching Route

Additional parking can be found at Orange Street, several blocks north of Riverfront Garage and at Albany Parking Authority several blocks north of Orange Street. There are also spots near Broadway and State intersection, one to two blocks west up state street.