Directions

Starland Ballroom

570 Jernee Mill Road
Sayreville, NJ 08872

Directions

The Starland Ballroom is located just 15 minutes south of New Brunswick and 10 minutes north of the old Birch Hill. Starland is located between 20 and 40 minutes from most points in central and northern New Jersey, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island. Starland Ballroom is no more than 10 minutes off of routes 9 and 18 and the Garden State Parkway, and just 15 minutes off of the New Jersey Turnpike. Here are directions that we've found most useful. If you have other suggestions, call us or drop us an email.

From the Garden State Parkway (north of the Raritan bridges)*

Take Garden State Parkway South to Exit 123 (Route 9 South) Stay in the right lane. Take the immediate first exit, which is the Parlin / South Amboy exit (2/10 of a mile, right after the Exxon station and the Rent-A-Wreck building). Go to the stop sign and bear left onto Route 615 South. Take Route 615 South 3.5 miles to Jernee Mill Road. Make a right onto Jernee Mill Road (Landmark: Garden State Technology Building on right). Starland Ballroom is 9/10 of a mile on the left.

From the Garden State Parkway (south of the Raritan bridges)*

Take the Garden State Parkway North to Exit 125. At the end of the ramp, bear right onto Route 35 / Route 9 South. Take this road to Route 9 South, and then travel 8/10ths of a mile to the Parlin - South Amboy exit. (Landmark: Exxon station and the Rent-A-Wreck building). Go to the stop sign and bear left onto Route 615 South. Take Route 615 South 3.5 miles to Jernee Mill Road. Make a right onto Jernee Mill Road (Landmark: Garden State Technology Building on right). Starland Ballroom is 9/10 of a mile on the left.

* If you're closer to the New Jersey Turnpike from the north or south, take the Turnpike to exit 11 (Garden State Parkway exit). From here, follow the above directions.

From Route 18 (From the north: New Brunswick area):

Take Route 18 South to the Main St. / Spotswood Exit. At the end of the ramp, make a left onto Route 615 N / Bordentown-Amboy Turnpike. Take for 1 7/10 miles to Jernee Mill Road (Landmark: Jernee Mill Plaza / Dunkin' Donuts on left). Make a left onto Jernee Mill Road. Starland Ballroom is 9/10 of a mile on your left.

From Route 18 (From the south: Asbury Park / Eatontown area):

Take Route 18 North to the Main St. / Spotswood Exit (Landmark: Route 18 becomes a 4-lane highway right before exit). At the end of the ramp, make a right (Route 527). Make an immediate left at the light onto Route 615 N / Bordentown-Amboy Turnpike. Take 1.7 miles to Jernee Mill Road. (Landmark: Jernee Mill Plaza / Dunkin' Donuts on left). Make a left onto Jernee Mill Road. Starland Ballroom is 9/10 of a mile on the left.

From Route 9 (from north of Sayreville):

Take Route 9 South to the Parlin / South Amboy exit (right after the Exxon station and the Rent-A-Wreck building). Go to the stop sign and bear left onto Route 615 South. Take Route 615 South 3.5 miles to Jernee Mill Road. Make a right onto Jernee Mill Road (Landmark: Garden State Technology Building on right). Starland Ballroom is 9/10 of a mile on the left.

From Route 9 (from south of Sayreville):

Take Route 9 North to the Ernston Road exit and follow signs for Ernston Road West. Take Ernston Road West to Route 615 / Bordentown-Amboy Turnpike. (Landmark: Getty Station on your left.) Make a left onto Route 615 / Bordentown-Amboy Turnpike. Take for 1 9/10 miles to Jernee Mill Road. (Landmark: Garden State Technology building on your right). Make a right onto Jernee Mill Road. Starland Ballroom is 9/10 of a mile on your left.

From Route 287:

Take Route 287 South to 440 / Route 9 South / Garden State Parkway south and follow the above directions.

From the old Birch Hill Entertainment Complex

Take Route 9 North to Route 18 North and follow the above directions.

From Staten Island

Take the Outerbridge Crossing to Route 9 South and follow the above directions.

From the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels and the George Washington Bridge

Take the New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 11 (Garden State Parkway South) and follow the above directions.

Parking

Due to restrictions on space, Starland Ballroom employs an outside company to direct traffic in its lot. Because of this, we must charge a nominal fee per car to help pay for lot / safety attendants. To expedite the parking process, please have your money ready upon arrival.

Mass Transit

By bus: NJ Transit buses run near Sayreville daily. For example, the 818 bus runs from points in New Brunswick (Rutgers) to points near Starland, from which you can call a cab below. Generally, any bus that takes you to points in Old Bridge, Perth or South Amboy can be reached via can upon your final destination. Be sure to visit the NJ Transit bus schedule page for more information.

You can also take a New Jersey Transit Train to the South Amboy stop on the New Jersey Coast line. From there, contact a local cab company (see below) to take you to 570 Jernee Mill Road.

Local Cab Companies

  • South Amboy Taxi: (732) 727-5569
  • Amboy Checker: (732) 826-2050
  • Kellys Car Service: (732) 257-1655

Note: Starland Ballroom does not endorse any particular methods of mass transit, including but not limited to bus, train, ferry or cab service. We provide this information merely as a convenience for ticketholders.

Area Hotels

  • Best Western East Brunswick Inn, Route 18, East Brunswick (732)238-4900 (4.3 miles from Starland)
  • Holiday Inn Express Tower Center/East Brunswick (732) 247-6800
  • Ramada Inn, Route 18, East Brunswick (732)828-6900 (5.1 miles from Starland)
  • Motel 6, Route 18, East Brunswick (732)390-4545 (5.3 miles from Starland & the most economical option)
  • Howard Johnson Express Inn, 26 Route 1 North, Edison (732) 828-8000 (7 miles from Starland)
  • Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, 2 Albany Street in New Brunswick (732) 873-1234 (8 miles from Starland)