What is the best way to get to the Bronx Zoo from Manhattan?

What is the best way to get to the Bronx Zoo from Manhattan?

Express Bus from Manhattan The BxM11 express bus makes stops along Madison Avenue, between 26th and 99th Streets, then travels directly to the Zoo’s Bronx River entrance (Gate B). For your return trip, pick up the bus just outside the same gate at the MTA BxM11 sign (just before the underpass).

Is it safe to take subway to Bronx Zoo?

If you take only the subway it really is a short walk to the front gate of the zoo and unless you are going at midnight you really need not worry about your safety.

Does Metro North stop at Bronx Zoo?

To get to the Bronx Zoo, take Metro-North’s Harlem Line to Fordham Station. Give the conductor your rail ticket to punch and give back to you. Make sure to hold on to your rail ticket for your return trip home.

How far is Bronx Zoo from train station?

The nearest train station to Bronx Zoo in Bronx is a 25 min walk away.

Which day is free at the Bronx Zoo?

Limited admission is free all day on Wednesdays at the Bronx Zoo. ADVANCE TIMED TICKETS ARE REQUIRED. The Wednesday Ticket Store will open on Monday at 5:00pm for that Wednesday’s reservations.

Do they serve alcohol at the Bronx Zoo?

Beer and wine pouring starts at 6pm. Bags will be subject to search prior to entry. Disorderly conduct will result in your removal from the event.

What Zoo is better Bronx or Central Park?

Bronx Zoo is amazing, and a whole day affair. Central Park Zoo is much smaller, but offers many other adventures. Rent bikes, walking tours, lots of rock formations for kids to play and climb on.

Are there smoking areas in the Bronx Zoo?

The Bronx Zoo is a smoke free park. Smoking is only permitted in parking lots and at one specific designated smoking area adjacent to the Southern Blvd Gate. All smoking, including e-cigarettes and vaping devices, is prohibited in all other locations.