Are you heading to Red Bull Arena for the New York Red Bulls friendly vs. FC Barcelona? Read up to get informed on travel, parking, the usage of mass transit and pre-match and post-match activities.

Parking will be extremely limited!

We are expecting these lots to be filled by 6 PM -- in Harrison and Newark. Lots are expected to charge $30+ for parking closer to the Arena. Please plan to arrive early and enjoy our prematch activities!



Red Bull Arena is easily accessible via mass transit. The Harrison PATH station is just three short blocks from the Arena and offers fast and convenient service to New York City and numerous locations in New Jersey. Estimated travel times are as follows:

  • World Trade Center to Harrison – 20 min
  • Hoboken to Harrison (Transfer at Journal Square) – 25 min
  • 33rd Street to Harrison (Transfer at Journal Square) – 40 min.*

New Jersey Transit

NJ Transit trains stop at Newark Penn Station and travel to Red Bull Arena can be completed via a 2-minute PATH trip.

For the friendly vs. FC Barcelona, gates will open 90 minutes prior to the start of the match for General Admission.

Guests are encouraged to enter the arena through the gate closest to their section. See the map below to find the gate closest to your seat. This gate will also be listed on your ticket.


Red Bull Arena has introduced a new bag policy beginning with the 2022 season. Fans are permitted to bring clear bags sized 14”x14”x6” or smaller. All bags sized 4”x7” are still permitted. Medical and Baby Bags are an exception but will be subject to an X-Ray search.

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Following the match, be sure to stick around for post-match fireworks, presented by Audi!