Location & Directions
900 Franklin Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580
Franklin Hospital is located on the South Shore of Nassau County in the community of Valley Stream. It is located at 900 Franklin Avenue, immediately south of the Southern State Parkway, north of both Sunrise Highway and Merrick Road, south of Hempstead Turnpike, and east of Corona Avenue. Franklin Avenue becomes New Hyde Park Road north of Hempstead Turnpike. We are just 10 minutes away from JFK.
From Queens and Brooklyn, travel east on Southern State Parkway. Use the "Corona Avenue-Valley Stream" exit (Exit #15) and proceed east across Corona Avenue toward Franklin Avenue. Turn right into the Blakeman Parking Field.
From Eastern Nassau and Suffolk, travel west on Southern State Parkway. Use the "Corona Avenue-Valley Stream" exit (Exit #15 South). Proceed south over the parkway bridge and prepare to make a left turn at the first traffic light. Travel on this parkway service road toward Franklin Avenue. Turn right into the Blakeman Parking Field.
Two MSBA bus routes, one from Great Neck to Lynbrook (Bus Route #N25) and one from Green Acres to Franklin Square (Bus Route #N3) stop at the hospital approximately every 30 minutes. Please call (516) 766-6722 for additional bus information.
Trains from Brooklyn, Jamaica and Penn Station stop at Valley Stream. Travel time from Penn Station is approximately 45 minutes. Taxi cabs and the Hempstead bus are available at the Valley Stream station to transport you to Franklin Hospital Medical Center. Please call (516) 822-5477 or (718) 217-5477 for further train information.
Franklin Hospital Medical Center's main visitors parking area — the 585-car capacity Robert M. Blakeman Parking Field — is located just north of the hospital along the Southern State Parkway service road. It extends from Franklin Avenue to Corona Avenue. Free valet parking is available Mnday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Arriving vehicles will be serviced until 4:30 p.m. (However, cars may be picked up until 6 p.m. from Valet or Security personnel.)