Directions to Rider
Courtesy: Rider Sports Information  
Release:  01/08/2008
Travel Directions:
  • By Car
  • By Train or Bus
  • By Air
  • To Playing Fields

 


Rider University is located 60 miles south of New York City and 35 miles north of Philadelphia in Lawrence Township, Mercer County, New Jersey.

The campus is conveniently situated five miles south of Princeton and three miles north of Trenton on U.S. Route 206.

The campus is a quarter mile south of exit 7A of Interstate 95, just outside the village of Lawrenceville.

Please see the local and regional maps for a graphic perspective of Rider's location, or check out the detailed campus map for assistance when on the University's Lawrenceville campus.

Also available are directions to Westminster Choir College of Rider University, located in Princeton, New Jersey.

Travel directions from all compass points are listed below, as well as details on getting to Rider by plane, train, or bus.

 



 
By Car

From New York and North:

From the NJ Turnpike:

take the New Jersey Turnpike south to exit 7A (I-195 West). Follow I-195 west to the exit for I-295 north toward Princeton. I-295 will become I-95 south. Take exit 7A off of I-95 to U.S. Route 206 south (Trenton). Rider is a quarter mile on the right. From Route 1 South: take the exit for Interstate 95 South (sign says "To Pennsylvania." Bear right at junction, following signs for I-95 south (Pennsylvania). Take exit 7A off of I-95 to U.S. Route 206 south (Trenton). Rider is a quarter mile on the right.

From South Jersey:

From the Garden State Parkway: take exit 98 (I-195 west). Follow I-195 west to the exit for I-295 north toward Princeton. I-295 will become I-95 south. Take exit 7A off of I-95 to U.S. Route 206 south (Trenton). Rider is a quarter mile on the right.

From I-295 North:

I-295 will become I-95 south. Take exit 7A off of I-95 to U.S. Route 206 south (Trenton). Rider is a quarter mile on the right.

From Philadelphia, South and West:

From Philadelphia:

Take I-95 north, straight over the Delaware River into New Jersey. Take exit 7A off of I-95 to U.S. Route 206 south (Trenton). Rider is a quarter mile on the right.

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike:

take the Pennsylvania Turnpike east to the main Philadelphia exit 28 and follow the signs to I-95 north. Continue on I-95 north, straight over the Delaware River into New Jersey. Take exit 7A off of I-95 to U.S. Route 206 south (Trenton). Rider is a quarter mile on the right.

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By Train or Bus

Amtrak trains for Trenton and Princeton Junction leave Penn Station in New York City and 30th Street Station in Philadelphia. New Jersey Transit provides rail service to Princeton Junction, Hamilton and Trenton from New York City and the surrounding area, and SEPTA provides service to Trenton and West Trenton from Philadelphia and the surrounding area. New Jersey Transit schedules may be consulted for bus service from Hamilton and Trenton train stations.

Amtrak
New Jersey Transit
Northeast Corridor Train Schedule (PDF)
SEPTA

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By Air

Most major airlines serve Philadelphia International, Newark, LaGuardia, and Kennedy International Airports. All four airports are within 60 miles of campus, and all offer rental vehicles. In addition, Trenton Mercer Airport is five miles from campus.

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Directions to playing fields:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming & Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling



Baseball
- Sonny Pittaro Field - Enter the campus at the main entrance (traffic light on Rt. 206) and continue to the first right. Drive to the end of the road and turn left. Follow the road past the Greek Houses and continue through the white gate.  The Sonny Pittaro Baseball Field is down that road, past the tennis courts.


Basketball
- (Alumni Gym) Stay on Route 206, going through the traffic light at the main entrance to campus. Make the next right turn at the South entrance to campus. Proceed through the security gate and make a right turn at the stop sign. Alumni Gym is off to your left with parking available to your left behind the gym.


Cross Country
- Enter the campus at the main entrance (traffic light on Rt. 206) and continue to the first right. Drive to the end of the road and turn left. Follow the road past the Greek Houses and continue through the white gate. Make a quick right just after the gate and head toward the track. The Start/Finish line area is behind the red barn adjacent to the track.


Field Hockey
- Enter the campus at the main entrance (traffic light on Rt.206) and continue to the first right. Drive to the end of the road and turn left. Follow the road past the Greek Houses and continue through the white gate. The field hockey field is to the right. You may drive down into the parking area around the outside of the track.


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Golf - Olde York Country Club

From Points South
Take 295 north; get off Exit 56 Fort Dix (to 206 South). Bear right from the exit ramp; turn left at dead end. At the traffic light turn right onto 206 South. IMMEDIATELY get into left hand lane. Go 800 yards to break in the median for a left-hand turn (look for golf course sign). Proceed onto Old York Road (Rt. 660 E.) just before a Gary Player Signature Course sign and Mobil gas station. Our drive is then the first drive on the right (about mile).

Take 206 North. Four miles north of Columbus Farmer’s Market and 50 yards past Route 68 (note NADE auto auction just before Route 68) make a right turn on Old York Road (approaching Mobil station slow down) just past the station is our Gary Player Signature Course sign and then immediately Olde York Road, our drive is then the first drive on the right (about mile).

From Point North
Take 206 or 130 South to the weigh station in Bordentown; bear left for 206 south. Continue on 206 south past the turnpike and 295 entrance. Get into the left-hand lane and proceed under the second underpass approximately 800 yards to a break in the median for a 90-degree left turn onto Old York Road. (Just before Gary Player Signature Course sign and Mobil gas station). Our drive is then the first drive on the right (about mile).

Take 295 South to the first exit past scenic overlook, Exit 57, 130 South Burlington. At the 1st light (Dunns Mill Road) take the jug handle to crossover 130. Dunns Mill dead ends at 206. Make right onto 206 South. Get into left hand lane and go under the second underpass approximately 800 yards to a break in the median (Rt. 660 East) for a 90 degree left turn onto Old York Road just before the Gary Player Signature Course sign and the Mobil gas station. Our drive is then the first drive on the right (about mile).

From Turnpike
Off Exit 7, South on Highway 206 under the underpass (turnpike), get into left lane and go approximately 800 yards to a break in the median for a 90 degree left turn onto Old York Road (Rt. 660 East). Just before the Gary Player Signature Course sign and Mobil gas station. Our drive is then the first drive on the right (about mile).


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Soccer - Enter the campus at the main entrance (traffic light on Rt.206) and continue to the first right. Drive to the end of the road and turn left. Follow the road past the Greek Houses and continue through the white gate. The soccer field is to the left.

Softball - Enter the campus at the main entrance (traffic light on Rt. 206) and continue to the first right. Drive to the end of the road and turn left. Follow the road past the Greek Houses and continue through the white gate. The softball field is to the right. You may drive down into the parking area around the outside of the track.

Swimming & Diving - (Maurer Gym) (Richard Coppola Pool)
Stay on Route 206, going through the traffic light at the main entrance to campus. Make the next right turn at the South entrance to campus. Go through the security gate. Keep going straight through a couple of stop signs. The road winds around past the Greek Houses. The road bears to the right and the building on the left is Mauer Gym.


Tennis - Enter the campus at the main entrance (traffic light on Rt.206) and continue to the first right. Drive to the end of the road and turn left. Follow the road past the Greek Houses and continue through the white gate. The tennis courts are straight ahead.


Track & Field - Enter the campus at the main entrance (traffic light on Rt.206) and continue to the first right. Drive to the end of the road and turn left. Follow the road past the Greek Houses and continue through the white gate. The track is to the right. You may drive down into the parking area around the outside of the track.

Volleyball - (Alumni Gym) Stay on Route 206, going through the traffic light at the main entrance to campus. Make the next right turn at the South entrance to campus. Proceed through the security gate and make a right turn at the stop sign. Alumni Gym is off to your left with parking available to your left behind the gym.

Wrestling - (Alumni Gym) Stay on Route 206, going through the traffic light at the main entrance to campus. Make the next right turn at the South entrance to campus. Proceed through the security gate and make a right turn at the stop sign. Alumni Gym is off to your left with parking available to your left behind the gym.

Need more directions? Call 609 896-5042 or 1 800 257-9026

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