Directions by Subway (New York Subway Map):
A) Take any train to Union Square/14St. Enter the Bus 14 going to the Lower Eastside (the line splits on 14th St - one line serves Ave A, the other Ave C/D). Exit on Ave A/7th St resp. Ave C/10th St and walk to Zum Schneider.
B) Take the F-Train to the Lower Eastside 2nd Ave stop, exit on 1st Ave, walk north to 7th Street (6 blocks), and then east crossing Ave's A and B until you reach Ave C. You can alternatively take the Bus 21 on Houston.
C) Take the N/R/W or the 6 train to Astor Place/8th Street. Then walk straight east until you reach Ave C (long walk), or enter the Bus #8 on Eeast 8th Street and exit on Ave C/East 10th Street, then walk south.
Directions by Bus (Manhattan Bus Map):
A) Crosstown Bus 21 (W Houston St. to E29St) stops on Ave C near Zum Schneider.
B) Bus 9 (Union Square to Battery Park City) stops on Ave B (leave the bus around E7th St and walk east)
C) Crosstown Bus 14 (W18th St, then W14St to the Lower East Side) stops on Ave A or C/D (watch the sign on top of the bus' windscreen)
D) Crosstown Bus 8 (connects East and Westside along 8 and 9 St). Leave the bus on Ave C / E10St and walk south to E7St.
Directions by steel horse (New York Bicycle Map)
Directions by Car:
If you are coming from uptown, you might want to take the FDR drive and exit on 23rd Street, from where you can drive straight down to Ave C. You can also exit on Houston. The closest parking garages are on Essex/Houston and on East 11th Street between Avenue A and B. See this map for directions, or google. There is also streetside parking available all over Alphabet City.