Castle Point Anime Convention takes place on the Meadowlands Exposition Center and Holiday Inn Meadowlands in Secaucus, New Jersey. The area is friendly to public transportation from New York City. The Meadowlands Exposition Center will have complimentary parking.
Public Transportation Routes
There is a large variety of public transportation. We We have outlined a few commonly used examples below.
From New York City
- Bus: Take NJ Transit Bus No. 320 from the Port Authority Bus Terminal at 8th Ave. and 40th Street. The bus goes to Plaza Dr. at Harmon Meadow Blvd. and stops right in front of the Meadowlands Exposition Center.
- Long Island Rail Road: You can find the map for the Long Island Rail Road on the MTA website. Take the train to its stop at Penn Station in Manhattan. From here, you can follow directions for the subway listed below.
- Take the subway to Port Authority Bus Terminal and follow the instructions for Bus.
- Take the subway to
Port Authority Trans Hudson (PATH)
and take towards Hoboken. Stations in NYC are located on 6th Avenue at 33rd, 23rd, 14th, and 9th Streets, and at Christopher Street. Once in Hoboken, take NJ Transit Bus No. 85 from Hoboken. The bus stops right in front of the Meadowlands Exposition Center.
From Everywhere Else
Airplane: Newark International Airport. Cabs are available from the airport, and the fares are stated at the Airport terminal taxi stand. Please check with the uniformed taxi dispatcher. A complete list of additional Ground Transportation Services is available. Many of these options will take you to Penn Station, Newark. From there, you can take the PATH train to Grove Street in Jersey City and transfer to the train for Hoboken and follow bus instructions.
Bus: NJ Transit Bus No. 85 from Hoboken and NJ Transit Bus No. 320 from Port Authority stops right outside the Meadowlands Exposition Center. NJ Transit Bus No. 190 is a 10 minute walk from the Convention Center.
Light Rail: The Hudson Bergen Light Rail stops at Tonnelle Ave. Station, and is approximately a 20 minute walk from the convention center.
Train: The nearest train stop is Secaucus Junction Station. It is 3.2 miles away from the convention center. Please refer to the NJ Transite website to determine how to arrive from your location.
This map shows all the routes that lead to Secaucus by rail. The train station titled “Meadowlands” does NOT take you to the exhibition center. Please get off at Tonelle Ave. or Secaucus Junction
If you must drive to attend Castle Point Anime Convention, feel free to reference the directions we have below.
From North (Rts. 80 & 95 & George Washington Bridge): Take NJ Turnpike South, when it divides use the Eastern Spur towards the Lincoln Tunnel. Take Exit 17; stay right towards Secaucus immediately after paying toll. Go straight through traffic light and over bridge. You are now on Harmon Meadow Blvd. Go to second light and turn right onto Plaza Drive. Exposition Center is on your left.
From South (Newark Airport): Take NJ Turnpike North. When it divides use the Eastern Spur towards the Lincoln Tunnel. Take Exit 16E, after the tollbooths, follow signs for Secaucus. At traffic light go straight across and over bridge. You are now on Harmon Meadow Blvd. Go to second traffic light and turn right onto Plaza Drive. Exposition Center is on your left.
From Lincoln Tunnel: Stay on main road (I-495) to Rt. 3 West. Do not take the Turnpike. Keep right on Route 3 to First Service Road Exit for Harmon Meadow Blvd. At first traffic light turn left onto Harmon Meadow Blvd. At next at next traffic light make a right onto Plaza Drive. Exposition Center is on your left.
From West (Rt. 3 East): Stay on Route 3 East (passing Giants Stadium and Meadowlands Parkway). Take Service Road for Secaucus / NJ Turnpike. Pass Turnpike entrance, go under overpass and make quick right for Harmon Meadow Blvd. (large blue sign for the Plaza at Harmon Meadow, listing the Expo Center). You will be on Harmon Meadow Blvd. Go to second light, turn right onto Plaza Drive. Exposition Center is on your left.
From Jersey City (Rts. 1 & 9): Take I-80 Take it North. Go left on Paterson Plank Road & Harmon Meadow Blvd. Exit. Turn right on Harmon Meadow Blvd. (Not Harmon Meadow Plaza). Go to second light, turn right onto Plaza Drive. Exposition Center is on your left.
From Garden State Parkway:
- NORTH: Take Exit 153 to Route 3 East. Follow as above from West.
- SOUTH: Take Exit 153A to Route 3 East. Follow as above from West.
There is plenty of complimentary parking located in parking lots adjacent to the Meadowlands Exposition Center.