Directions

Directions

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).

By Car

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) to Exit 46. 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 Tappan 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 parking lot.

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.

By Air

You can fly into The Elmira/Corning Regional Airport, which is a 15-minute car ride from the Museum. Delta, American Airlines, 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 +1 (607) 795-4426. Arrangements should be made at least 24 hours before the arrival of your flight.

By Bus

ShortLine offers bus service to Corning, NY from New York City. For information, visit coachusa.com/shortline or call +1 (800) 631-8405.

Catch the Bus
New York, NY—Port Authority Bus Terminal, 42nd Street & 8th Avenue. Phone: +1 (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 departs from the Corning Transportation Center at 85 Denison Parkway.

Buses drop off and pick up at the City of Corning Transportation Center daily. Phone: +1 (607) 936-6223.

Other cities

Getting from the City of Corning 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 am to 8:00 pm Memorial Day to Labor Day, and 9:00 am to 5:30 pm 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.

Parking

Visitor Parking Map for Corning Museum of GlassIndividual & Family Parking
Park your car or RV for free in the Museum’s convenient, fully-accessible main lot, located just off Exit 46 on I-86 (see map for details). No overnight parking permitted.

The Museum entrance is a short walk or free shuttle ride away from the parking lot. Our free, fully-accessible shuttle bus travels directly from the Welcome Center, located in the main parking lot, to the Museum’s front door. The Welcome Center is heated, staffed and equipped with restrooms and maps for your convenience. After your visit, ride the same shuttle to explore the Rockwell Museum and Corning’s Historic Gaffer District, or remain on the bus to return to the Welcome Center and parking lot.

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Bus Parking Map for Corning Museum of Glass Bus/Motor coach Parking
Buses and motor coaches have their own free parking area, convenient for groups of all sizes. Motor coach drivers will have access to the Driver’s Lounge, located at the Welcome Center. Drivers will have full use of the lounge, which is equipped with a television, business center, and complimentary tea, coffee, and water.

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Drop-off
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, motor coaches must leave to park at the Welcome Center. If outdoor group check-in booth is not open, escorts and their groups should enter the Museum at the courtyard entrance, and proceed through the Shops, up the escalator to the Admissions Lobby.

Directions to Welcome Center Parking

  • Proceed West on Museum Way 
  • Turn right onto Warren Street (at stop sign)
  • Turn right onto Pulteney Street (at stop sign)
  • Enter left lane; turn left onto Route 414 (at light)
  • Turn left into The Corning Museum of Glass Welcome Center parking lot
  • Take immediate right into the designated motor coach parking area
  • Back into parking space

Passenger Pick-up
Pick-up is located in the same area as drop-off: exact location and daily traffic patterns will be communicated by signs and personnel. Loading must be completed in 10 minutes or less; drivers may not exit the motor coach in the loading area.