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Directions to Mercer County Civil & Criminal Courthouses


From N.J. Turnpike Southbound:

Take Exit 7 A. Get on I-195 West. After intersection with I-295, stay in leftmost lane and take exit for Route 29 North/Lambertville. Stay on Route 29 North through the Trenton Tunnel. Take the Market Street exit. The Criminal Courthouse is located at the second traffic light at the corner of Market and Warren Streets. The Civil Courts Building is located one block down at the corner of South Broad Street and Livingston Street.

From N.J. Turnpike Northbound:

Take Exit 7 A. Get on I-195 West. After intersection with I-295, stay in leftmost lane and take exit for Route 29 North/Lambertville. Stay on Route 29 North through the Trenton Tunnel. Take the Market Street exit. The Criminal Courthouse is located at the second traffic light at the corner of Market and Warren Streets.
The Civil Courts Building is located one block down at the corner of South Broad Street and Livingston Street.

From Garden State Parkway Southbound:

  1. Take Exit 129 to the N.J. Turnpike South.
  2. Take Turnpike Exit 9 to Route 18 North.
  3. From Route 18 North, take Exit for Route 1 South.
  4. Take Route 1 South into Trenton. Just north of Trenton, Route 1 splits into 2 roads. Stay to the left (do not use Route 1 Alternate).
  5. From Route 1, take exit marked "Capitol Complex - Last Exit Before Toll". Exit ramp merges into New Warren St. facing the rear of the Hughes Justice Complex. To get to Criminal Courthouse, turn right onto Market St., Courthouse is on the left (Warren and Market Sts.)

From Garden state Parkway Northbound:

  1. Take Exit 98 to I-195 West.
  2. Approximately 1 ½ miles beyond Exit 2 take the left lane, which merges onto Route 129 West.
  3. From Route 129 West, turn left at the third traffic light onto Hamilton Ave.
  4. From Hamilton Ave., turn left at next traffic light onto S. Broad St.
  5. Take S. Broad St. to the 2nd traffic light. Criminal Courthouse is at the corner of Warren and Market St., on the northwest corner.

From Route 1 South:

  1. Take Route 1 South into Trenton. Just north of Trenton, Route 1 splits into 2 roads. Stay to the left (do not use Route 1 Alternate).
  2. From Route 1, take exit marked "Capitol Complex - Last Exit Before Toll". Exit ramp merges into New Warren St. facing the rear of the Hughes Justice Complex. To get to Criminal Courthouse, turn right onto Market St. Courthouse is on the left (Warren and Market St.).

From Monmouth County, Freehold, Hightstown Area:

Take I-195 West towards Trenton. After intersection with I-295, stay in leftmost lane and take exit for Route 29 North/Lambertville. Stay on Route 29 North through the Trenton Tunnel. Take the Market Street exit. The Criminal Courthouse is located at the third traffic light at the corner of Market and South Broad Streets. The Civil Courts Building is located one block north (turn left onto South Broad Street) of the Criminal Courthouse.

From the Shore Area:

  1. Take I-195 West towards Trenton.
  2. Approximately 1 ½ miles beyond Exit 2 take the left lane, which merges onto Route 129 West.
  3. From Route 129 West, turn left at the 3rd traffic light onto Hamilton Ave.
  4. From Hamilton Ave., turn right at the next traffic light onto S. broad St.
  5. Take S. Broad St. to the 2nd traffic light. Turn left at the light. Criminal Courthouse is at the corner of S. Broad and Market St., on the northwest corner.

From Northwestern N.J.:

  1. Take Route 31 South to I-95 South.
  2. From I-95 South take exit for Route 29 South.
  3. From Route 29 South, take exit for Market St., (Justice Complex). Hughes Justice Complex is on the right, near the exit ramp. Criminal Courthouse is 1 block up on the left, at the corner of Broad and Market St.

Via I-295 From South Jersey:

  1. Take I-295 North to Exit 60 (I-95 East).
  2. From I-295 East, take Exit 2 (Yardville).
  3. From the exit, turn left onto S. Broad St. (follow sign for Arena Drive).
  4. From S. Broad St., go past the overpass for I-195, then take the ramp to the left just beyond the overpass.
  5. From this road, turn left at the 3rd traffic light onto Hamilton Ave.
  6. From Hamilton Ave., turn right at the next traffic light onto S. broad St.
  7. Take S. Broad St. to the 2nd traffic light. Turn left at the light. Criminal Courthouse is at the corner of Warren and Market St., on the northwest corner.

Via I-95 From Pennsylvania:

Take I-95 North to Exit 46. Get on Route One North to Morrisville. After about 4 1/2 miles the road splits. Take the right fork, staying on Route One to Trenton. As you cross over the Delaware River, get into the right lane. Take the first exit to the right at the foot of the bridge. Go two blocks and turn right onto Route 29 North. Take the second right exit onto Market Street. The Criminal Courthouse is located at the third traffic light at the corner of Market and South Broad Streets. The Civil Courts Building is located one block north (turn left onto South Broad Street) of the Criminal Courthouse.

Via Train:

From the North. Take any New Jersey Transit train, which originates in New York City at Penn Station (33rd & 7th Avenue), or Amtrak train to the Trenton Station.

From the South. Take Amtrak or SEPTA to the Trenton Station.
The train station is about seven blocks (about a twenty-minute brisk walk) from the Criminal and Civil Court Buildings. To walk to the Complex, exit the train station on the R. Wallenberg Avenue side. Go down the hill on Wallenberg, follow signs for pedestrians to take, and turn right onto Market Street. Follow Market Street for about four blocks. The Criminal Courthouse is located at the corner of Market and South Broad Streets. The Civil Court Building is located one block north (turn right onto South Broad Street) of the Criminal Courthouse. Taxis and a bus are available for those who do not wish to walk.

Parking for Mercer County Courthouses

Parking is very limited around the courthouses. Some metered street parking is available on Market Street, South Broad Street and New Warren Street. Commercial lots are located at the corner of South Broad and Front Streets and the Lafayette Yard Marriott located on West Lafayette Street.

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