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(also, directions from Borders Books & Music official website)
The Wayne Towne Center Mall lies at the intersection of three highways, Routes 23 (North/South) and Routes 46 & 80 (both East/West). Other stores in the mall include Old Navy, J C Penny, and Fortunoff. It shares the same parking lot with the larger and better-known Willowbrook Mall. The Wayne Towne Center Mall was formerly known as the West Belt Mall.
BY BUS FROM THE PORT AUTHORITY BUILDING IN MANHATTAN
Transit of New Jersey Bus # 197 departs all day long on Saturday from the Port Authority Building on 42nd Street in New York City. The best departure time is the 5:30 PM bus which arrives at the adjacent Willowbrook Mall at 6:02 PM. When you exit the bus, ask directions to the Wayne Towne Center which contains J C Penny and Borders Books & Music. Buses for the return trip leave Willowbrook at 9:51 and 11:21 PM.
BY BUS FROM ANYWHERE ELSE
For bus schedules to and from the adjacent Willowbrook Shopping Mall in Wayne, New Jersey, call New Jersey Transit (from within New Jersey) at 800 - 772 - 2222.
FROM AREAS OF NEW JERSEY WEST OF WAYNE BY ROUTES 46 OR 80
Take either Route 46 East or Route 80 East. If travelling on 80, take the Route 46 East exit in Wayne, New Jersey. Note: there are other 46/80 interchanges further to the west of this one.
Exit at Route 23 South. Turn right at the first traffic light you encounter. The Wayne Towne Center will be ahead of you on your right hand side. Circle the mall until you see Borders Books and Music.
FROM AREAS OF NEW JERSEY EAST OF WAYNE OR NYC BY CAR BY ROUTES 3, 46 OR 80
From Route 3 Westbound & NYC via Lincoln Tunnel: Follow Route 3 West, through the meadowlands, past the Sports Complex, over the Hackensack and Passaic Rivers and into Clifton. Route 3 merges into Route 46 West. Follow Route 46 West until the interchange with Routes 23 and 80. Stay in the center lane until the right lane disappears to funnel traffic to Route 23 North and Route 80. Take the next exit (this comes up very shortly) and follow the signs for Route 23 South. Once on 23 South, turn right at the first traffic light. The Wayne Towne Center Mall is ahead and to your right.
From Route 46 Westbound: Follow Route 46 West to the interchange with Routes 23 and 80. (This is about 3-1/2 miles west of the merger of Routes 3 and 46.) When you see the signs for the 23/80 interchange, get into the center lane. The right lane will disappear to funnel traffic to Route 23 North and Route 80. Take the next exit, which comes up very shortly, and follow the signs for Route 23 South. Make a right at the first traffic light and enter the malls. The Wayne Towne Center is ahead and two the right.
From Route 80 Westbound and NYC via GWB: Follow signs for Route 23 South in Wayne, New Jersey. Turn right at the first traffic light on Route 23 South. Proceed into the parking lot. The Wayne Towne Center is just ahead and to the right.
FROM PARTS NORTH OR SOUTH
Route 17, the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway connect to one or more of Routes 3, 46, or 80. All of these roads cross to the east of Wayne, so you take one of them westbound. Follow the appropriate directions of FROM AREAS OF NEW JERSEY EAST OF WAYNE.
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