Brooklyn Friends School is located at 375 Pearl Street, one block from Borough Hall in downtown Brooklyn. The Upper School is located at 55 Willoughby Street, between Jay and Lawrence Streets; this building is one and a half blocks away from the main building at 375 Pearl Street.
For up-to-date subway service announcements and subway and bus maps, see the MTA website.
Public transportation is the best way to travel to BFS, since parking in the area is limited.
1. Borough Hall Station/Court Street: Subways 2, 3, 4, 5 and M, R
2. Jay Street-Borough Hall Station: Subways A, C, F
3. Lawrence Street Station: Subways M, R
4. Long Island Railroad Flatbush-Brooklyn Station trains
B67 and B75 to Willoughby and Jay Streets.
B54, B57, and B61 to Metro Tech Center.
B37, B41, and B45 to Livingston and Jay Streets.
B25, B26, B38, and B52 to Fulton and Jay Streets.
Parking is very limited in downtown Brooklyn; the nearest parking lot is at the Brooklyn Marriott Hotel on Adams Street. Here are the directions to that parking lot.
From the Triboro Bridge
Follow the bridge to Queens, then follow signs to Brooklyn, route 278 (Brooklyn-Queens Expressway). Take I-278 west to Tillary Street/Manhattan Bridge exit. Exit onto Tillary. Turn left onto Adams Street. Proceed to second light. Hotel is on left.
From the Brooklyn Bridge
Proceed straight off the bridge onto Adams Street. The hotel is two blocks from the bridge on the left side.
From the Manhattan Bridge
Proceed straight off the bridge onto Flatbush Avenue Extension. Turn right onto Tillary Street. Turn left onto Adams Street. The hotel is two blocks from the bridge on the left side.
From the Verrazano Narrows Bridge
Follow Route 278, which becomes the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Exit onto Atlantic Avenue, bearing right. Continue 4 lights to Boerum Place (Adams Street) and turn left. Hotel is 5 blocks ahead on the right.