About HSS

Public Transportation

The main hospital is located at 535 East 70th Street, between York Avenue and the FDR Drive (next to the East River). The entrance can be reached from either 70th Street or 71st Street.

Getting to HSS by Subway

New York City Subway Map

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Q train: Take the train to 72nd Street. Using your Metrocard, a free transfer is available to the M72 eastbound crosstown bus to York Avenue (see below for bus service directions). The bus stop is directly above the station on the Southeast corner of East 72nd Street at Second Avenue.

 An elevator to the mezzanine is located at the center of the train platform. From the mezzaine, travel North to exit at East 72nd Street. Elevators to the street level are located on the East side of the station.

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6 train:
 Take the train to 68th Street. Using your Metro card, a free transfer is available to the M66 eastbound crosstown bus to York Avenue (see below for bus service directions). The bus stop is directly above the station on the Southeast corner of East 68th Street at Lexington Avenue. Note: There are no elevators at the 68th Street station.

Getting to HSS by Bus

Manhattan Bus Map | Schedules



All New York City buses are wheelchair-accessible.

The M66, M72 and M31 buses all stop within one block of the hospital.

  • M66: Exit at East 68th Street and York Avenue, travel north to 70th Street, then turn right.
  • M72: Exit at East 72nd Street and York Avenue, travel south to 71st Street, then turn left.
  • M31 (57th Street and York Avenue line): Exit at East 69th Street, walk north to 70th Street then turn right; OR exit at East 72nd Street, walk south to 71st Street, then turn left.

The M15 local and M15 Select Service buses stop on First Avenue near the hospital.

  • M15 Select Bus
    Northbound: Exit at 67th Street and First Avenue.
    Southbound: Exit at 67th Street and Second Avenue.
    Transfer is available to the M66 eastbound crosstown bus to York Avenue. See above for directions.
     
  • M15 Local Bus
    Northbound: Exit at 67th Street and First Avenue.
    Southbound: Exit at 68th Street and Second Avenue.
    Transfer is available to the M66 eastbound crosstown bus to York Avenue. See above for directions.
    OR
    Northbound: Exit at 72nd Street and First Avenue.
    Southbound: Exit at 72nd Street and Second Avenue.
    Transfer is available to the M72 eastbound crosstown bus to York Avenue. See above for directions.