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VA New Jersey Health Care System


Lyons VA Medical Center

Facility Photo
Lyons Campus

Public Transportation

Other than taxi, there is no public transportation available to the Lyons facility.

Driving Directions

From the East:

-Take Rt. 78 west to Exit 33.
-Turn right at end of exit ramp onto Rt. 525 (Martinsville-Liberty Center Road).
-Once onto Rt. 525, follow to the 4th traffic light and turn right onto Rt. 512 (Valley Road).
-Drive approximately 1 mile to the 2nd Medical Center entrance which will be on your left.

From the West:

-Take Rt. 78 East to Exit 33 (Martinsville/Bernardsville).
-At end of exit ramp turn left onto Martinsville/Liberty Corner Road.
-Once onto Rt. 525, follow to the 5th traffic light and turn right onto Rt. 512, Valley Road.
-Drive approximately 1 mile to the 2nd Medical Center entrance which will be on your left.

From the North:

-Take the New Jersey Turnpike south to Exit 14 (I-78 West).
-Then follow above directions for From the East.

-From points further West, take Rt. 287 south to Rt. 78 East.

-Then follow directions above, From the West.

From the South:

-Take New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 10 (I-287 North).
-Drive approximately 15 miles to where I-287 by-passes Somerville.
-Continue on I-287 North and drive approximately another 5 miles on I-287 onto I-78 East (towards New York).
-Take I-78 East, and follow directions above FROM THE WEST.

From Princeton/Trenton Area:

-Take Rt. 206 North around Somerville Circle.
-Stay on Rt. 206 North after Circle and follow signs for I-287 North.
-Continue on I-287 North to I-78 East and follow directions above From the West.

From the Garden State Parkway - NORTHBOUND:

-Take the Garden State Parkway south to Exit 142 (I-78 West).
-Follow directions above, From the East.

From the Garden State Parkway - SOUTHBOUND:

-Take the Garden State Parkway North to Exit 142A (Hillside/Irvington).
-After exiting, follow signs towards Hillside, then follow signs for I-78 West.
-Follow directions above for From the East.

From VAMC East Orange to VAMC Lyons:

-Exit Campus from main drive by turning left onto Tremont Ave. Stay in left lane.
-Turn left at traffic light onto Center St.
-Continue to the next full traffic light. Make a right onto South Orange Ave.
-Continue on South Orange Ave. for 4 traffic lights, turning left at 4th light, onto Valley Street. Go approximately 7 traffic lights to Springfield Ave.
-Take 2nd Exit, marked I-78 West. The entrance to I-78 West is just past Route 24 entrance, and directly after the overpass.
-Continue on I-78 West to Exit 36 (Basking Ridge Exit).
-At end of ramp, turn right onto King George Rd. and go through 2 traffic lights, bear left.
-Turn left onto Valley Rd. See green colored VA Medical Center sign on left hand corner.
-Continue on Valley Rd. for approximately 1 mile. The VAMC Lyons entrance is on the right.
-Turn right into entrance, Knollcroft Rd., then make 1st left turn towards VAMC Medical Center, Circle 1.


The Main Parking Lot is on the left opposite the VAMC.