The Corning Museum of Glass is located in the Finger Lakes Wine Country region of New York State (USA), just off exit 46 on I-86. Our address is 1 Museum Way, Corning NY 14830. Corning is located halfway between New York City (4 1/2 hours drive) and Niagara Falls (3 hours drive).
Toronto, Niagara Falls, Buffalo, Rochester, and other points Northwest: I-90E to Exit 46 (at Rochester) to I-390S to I-86E (NY-17E) to Exit 46. Turn right at end of ramp. Follow signs to The Corning Museum of Glass parking lot.
Ohio, Erie, Jamestown, Olean, and other points West: Take I-86E (NY-17E) to Exit 46. Turn right at end of ramp. Follow signs to The Corning Museum of Glass parking lot.
New York City and Greater Long Island area: Take the George Washington Bridge to I-80W to I-380W to I-81N to I-86W (NY-17W). Turn left at end of ramp. Follow signs to The Corning Museum of Glass parking lot.
New York City and Greater Long Island area: From the Tapan Zee Bridge, take I-287W (I-87N) At exit 16 (Harriman), turn right onto NY-17W (I-86W). Stay on NY-17W (I-86W) to Exit 46. Turn left at end of exit ramp. Follow signs to The Corning Museum of Glass parking lot.
Harrisburg, PA, Williamsport, and other points South: Take US-15N to I-86E (NY-17E) to Exit 46. Turn right at end of ramp. Follow signs to The Corning Museum of Glass parking lot.
Greater Washington, D.C. area: Take 270N to US-15N to I-86E (NY-17E) to Exit 46. Follow signs to The Corning Museum of Glass parking lot.
Cooperstown: Take NY-28S to I-88W to Binghamton to I-86W (NY-17W) to exit 46. Turn left at end of ramp. Follow signs to the Corning Museum of Glass.
Binghamton and other points Southeast: Take I-86W (NY-17W) to Exit 46. Turn left at end of ramp. Follow signs to The Corning Museum of Glass parking lot.
Springfield, MA, Albany, Oneonta, and other points East: Take I-88W to I-86W (NY-17W) to Exit 46. Turn left at end of ramp. Follow signs to The Corning Museum of Glass parking lot.
Utica and other points East (scenic route): Take I-90W to I-81S to NY-13S to I-86W (NY-17W) to Exit 46. Turn left at end of ramp. Follow signs to The Corning Museum of Glass parking lot.
Oswego, Syracuse, Auburn, and other points Northeast (scenic route): Take I-90W to Exit 42. Take NY-14S to Watkins Glen. Take NY-414S to Corning. Follow signs to The Corning Museum of Glass parking lot.
You can fly into The Elmira/Corning Regional Airport, which is a 15-minute car ride from the Museum. Delta, US Airways and Allegiant Air offer flights from Detroit, Orlando-Sanford (FL) and Philadelphia.
Getting to the Museum from the Airport
Transportation from the airport to The Corning Museum of Glass is available for $27 each way through Terp's Enterprises, which can be reached at (607) 795-4426. Arrangements should be made at least 24 hours before the arrival of your flight.
ShortLine offers bus service to Corning, NY from New York City. For information, visit http://www.coachusa.com/shortline or call 800.631.8405.
Catch the Bus
New York, NY—Port Authority Bus Terminal, 42nd Street & 8th Avenue Phone: 212.736.4700
Buses from New York City depart Port Authority Bus Terminal North Wing. Use the entrance on 42nd Street & 8th Avenue. The trip will take approximately 5.5 hours.
Corning, NY—The ShortLine bus stop is located at the corner of Chestnut Street and Denison Parkway (Route 352).
Buses drop off and pick up here daily. Tickets are available at Soul Full Cup at 81 West Market Street in Corning, Phone: 607.936.9030 Schedule of arrival and departure times (PDF).
Getting from the bus stop to the Museum
The Corning Museum of Glass is within walking distance of the bus stop, but you can also take the Museum's free shuttle bus from the corner of Pine Street and Market Street to the Museum's front door. The free shuttle runs in a loop about every 15 minutes, and also stops at The Rockwell Museum, and the Museum's free parking lot near I-86, exit 46. *The free shuttle runs from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the summer (Memorial Day to Labor Day), and 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. during the rest of the year.
If you need a taxi, you can call 1.607.962.TAXI (962.8294).
There is currently no passenger rail service to Corning, NY.
Individual & Family Parking
Park your car or RV for free in the Museum’s convenient main lot, located right off Exit 46 on I-86 (see map for details).
Take a short walk from the parking lot to the Museum, or ride our free, air-conditioned shuttle bus directly from the Welcome Center to the Museum’s front door. After your visit, ride the same shuttle to explore the Rockwell Museum and Corning’s Historic Gaffer District.
Bus/Motor coach Parking
Buses and motor coaches have their own free parking area, convenient for groups of all sizes.
Motor coaches will remain in the drop-off area long enough to unload all passengers. Drivers are to utilize the signs along the curb to guide them. Drivers are to stay on the motor coach in the drop-off area. Prior to unloading, a pick-up time needs to be set between driver and escort, and communicated to the passengers. When all passengers are unloaded (check in at the Courtyard ticket booth), motor coaches must leave to park at the Welcome Center.
If the outdoor Courtyard ticket booth is not open, escorts should proceed with your group through the GlassMarket gift shops, up the escalator to the Admissions Lobby.
Directions to Welcome Center Parking
- Drive around the museum Museum’s parking lot to the exit
- Turn left onto Museum Way
- Turn left onto Centerway (at light)
- Turn left into The Corning Museum of Glass Welcome Center parking lot
- Take the immediate right into the designated motor coach parking area
- Back into the parking space
Pick-up is located in the same area as the drop-off location. Loading must be completed in 10 minutes or less, with no exception. Drivers may not get off the motor coach in the loading area.