Frequently Asked Questions

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TRAIN FROM NYC

From Penn Station (at 34th Street and 7th Avenue) take a New Jersey Transit train on the Morris-Essex line. On a train headed to Dover, get off at the Madison stop.  Follow the directions from the train station to the Drew campus as noted below.

For more information, visit the NJ Transit Train Schedule, or contact them directly:

New Jersey Transit
(In N.J.) 800-772-3606
973-762-5100

FROM THE MADISON TRAIN STATION TO THE DREW CAMPUS

Use the stairs in the middle of the platform. Through the passage on your right, cross beneath the station. Go right on Kings Road for two and a half blocks where it joins Madison Avenue. Follow the sidewalk up Madison Avenue past Grace Episcopal Church and Madison Methodist Church (on left). The campus is on your left. There are three entrances to campus. Walk to the second entrance through the arched gateway. Directly ahead of you will be Mead Hall, a large brick building with white columns. To the right is a smaller brick house with a white wrap-around porch. This is Wesley House where the Office of College Admissions is located.

From Interstate 287, take exit 35. At the end of the exit ramp, follow signs for Route 124 east (Madison Avenue). Travel three miles and turn right at the Lancaster Road traffic light onto the Drew University campus.

From Northwest New Jersey via Interstate 80 east, take exit 43 (Interstate 287 south, Morristown). Proceed from Interstate 287.

From Northern New Jersey and New York City (George Washington Bridge) via Interstate 80 west, take exit 43A (Interstate 287 south, Morristown), staying to the right in the local lanes. Proceed from Interstate 287.

From Western New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania via Interstate 78 east, take exit 29 (Interstate 287 north). Proceed from Interstate 287.

From Southern New Jersey via NJ Turnpike (Interstate 95 north), take exit 10. Follow signs for Interstate 287 north. Proceed from Interstate 287.

From Eastern New Jersey and New York City (Lincoln and Holland Tunnels) via NJ Turnpike (Interstate 95 south), take exit 14. After the toll plaza, follow Interstate 78 west to exit 48 (Route 24 west, Springfield/Morristown), and then to exit 7A. Follow signs for Route 124 West/Chatham. Continue through Chatham and Madison (Main Street). Drive through downtown Madison and bear left under the railroad trestle to the second traffic light, at Lancaster Road. Turn left onto the Drew University campus.

There is no direct bus service from New York City to Madison.

You can take a Lakeland Bus from the Port Authority Terminal (at 8th avenue and 42nd Street) to Summit, NJ, and then take a NJ Transit train (Dover line) to Madison which is about 15 minutes from Summit. Follow directions above from train station to campus.

For information, please Contact the Port Authority Bus Station or call 212-564-8484.   There is also a bus line that provides service nearby campus to Morristown or to the Livingston Mall for shopping.

Parking is available behind the Ehlinger Center at Drew University

For overnight accommodations, we recommend the following hotels conveniently located near Drew’s campus:  

We do have rooms reserved at the Madison Hotel…Please mention our name to receive their group rates.  [Click on the hotel name to be directed to their website]

The Madison Hotel
1 Convent Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
800-526-0729

Wyndham Hamilton Park
Hotel & Conference Center
175 Park Avenue
Florham Park, NJ 07932
973-377-2424

Please Contact Us with any questions you may have.