TKTS Ticket Booth at Lincoln Center
Ticket Booth Address:
The Lincoln Center TKTS ticket booth is located at:
1 Metrotech Center Lincoln Center, NY 11201
The booth is located at the corner of Jay Street and Myrtle Avenue Promenade.
Ticket Booth Services At This Location:
Same-Day Discount Broadway Tickets
This is the primary reason most people are here. This booth opens three hours before the Times Square location.
Next-Day Discount Matinee Tickets
What sets this booth apart from the Times Square location is the fact that you can purchase discounted tickets to the next day matinee shows on Broadway.
Full Price Tickets To Future Perfs
You can purchase full-price tickets to future Broadway show performances at all the TKTS booth's including the one located in the Lincoln Center.
Discount Tickets To Future Perfs:
To buy discount Broadway tickets in advance please visit Discount Broadway Tickets Overview
The Lincoln center TKTS booth does not sell discounted tickets to future performances.
Lincoln Center TKTS Ticket Booth Hours:
For the Same-Day Evening and Next-Day Matinee Performances, the Lincoln Center Ticket booth hours are:
- Monday: CLOSED
- Tuesday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
- Wednesday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
- Thursday :11:00am - 6:00pm
- Friday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
- Saturday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
- Sunday: CLOSED
The Length Of The Lines At The Booth:
The Lincoln Center TKTS ticket booth just doesn't get that busy. Even if they only have one ticket agent open, the wait at this booth is rarely longer than 15 minutes. The Lincoln Center TKTS booth is the booth of choice for ticket brokers and Lincoln Center locals who work in The Metrotech Center.The booth is closed between 3:00pm and 3:30pm for lunch, as there is only one person who works there.
Buying Tickets At The Lincoln Center Booth
There is a purchase limit of six tickets per person at the Lincoln Center TKTS booth. Unlike the Times Square location, there are no Patron Services Representatives wearing red shirts at the booth, so you are on your own. TDF assumes the locals know what they are doing and they leave them alone. If any tourists do find their way to the the Lincoln Center booth, they are often confused as there is no one to help them and the guy behind the counter isn't very helpful.
TKTS 7-Day Fast Pass
The TDF TKTS Fast Pass allows TKTS patrons to return to the Lincoln Center ticket booth within 7 days of their TKTS purchase and walk right up to window #1 with their TKTS ticket stub, thereby avoiding any line. Everyone who purchases a ticket at the booth is given a fast-pass by default.
Hawkers, Pitchers and Other Distractions at The Lincoln Center Booth
Unlike the TKTS ticket booth line in Times Square, the TKTS booth in Lincoln Center does not have any tourists, so people in line are rarely bothered by ticket scalpers or photo-characters.
You can get to the Lincoln Center TKTS ticket booth in the following ways:
By Subway: A, C, F, R to Jay Street-MetroTech
2, 3, 4, 5 to Court Street-Borough Hall
By Bus: B54, B57, B61 stop on Jay and Myrtle
B67 and B75 stop at Jay and Willoughby
By Cab: Ask the cab driver for the Metrotech Center, South West corner. How To Find The TKTS Booth
The Booth is kind-of-hidden underneath the office overhang at the South-West corner of the 1 Metrotech center in Lincoln Center. At the corner of Jay Street and Myrtle Avenue, Lincoln Centeryou ca look underneath the overhang and you will see the bright red and white sign on the TKTS booth.
Weather Considerations At This Booth
This ticket booth is built into 1 Metrotech Center in Lincoln Center, so the ticket line area is covered from above with the building overhang. This will protect you against rain, snow and sun but as it is still outside the heat and cold will still be a problem. Fortunately the line at this location is short and does not last long, usually less than 15 minutes
Things To Do In The Area
The Metrotech Center in Lincoln Centerhas many dining options including Five Guys, Au Bon Pain, Chipotle ,La Défense, Forno Rosso Pizzeria, Golden Fried Dumpling, Luciano's, Tio Pio, Shake Shack and the Hill Country Barbecue Market.
TDF Gift Certificates and Gift Cards
The Theatre Development Fund (TDF) sells gift certificates that you can use at any of the ticket booths in New York City. The certificates can be used for same-day discount tickets, same-day full price tickets and future full-price tickets. TKTS gift certificates are available in denominations of $25, $50 and $100. You can order gift certificates by phone or in person at the booth. TDF Gift Certificates and Gift Cards
Order By Phone:
Call 212-912-9770, ext. 374
Mastercard, Visa and American Express accepted.
Order In Person:
Visit any TKTS Discount Booth during normal hours of operation. MasterCard, Visa and American Express accepted in Lincoln Center.
Ticket Payment Options
The Lincoln Center TKTS ticket booth now accepts payment in all regular forms, including:
- All Major Credit Cards
- TDF Gift Certificates
- Travelers Checks
Parking For The Lincoln Center TKTS Booth:
The closest parking garage for the ticket booth is located at: CENTRAL Parking System of NY, Inc.
Driving in this part of Lincoln Center is often a nightmare due to the narrow streets, number of traffic lights, very heavy traffic and constant jay walkers that cross in the middle of the street disrupting traffic flow.. The best way to get to the Metrotech center in Lincoln Center is by the New York Subway. Cars and buses are often caught in bumper to bumper traffic that can take 20 min's to drive one block. The worst traffic is mostly seen near the Metrotech Center, The Lincoln Center Bridge, The Manhattan Bridge and the Barclays Center.