How Long is the Ride to NYC?
A Guide to Finding Your Transportation from the Hudson Valley to Grand Central Station?
Depending on your home town the commutes can vary anywhere from 30 minutes to 90 minutes would be a good estimate and a place to begin looking into where you might want to live.
Moving out of New York City to the suburbs is a major decision. Finding the best place to live that is both affordable and commuter friendly can be a challenge. It is the best of both worlds for many that take on the challenge. Commute times can vary depending on how far north you find your place to call home. The balance of price, size of home and distance vary from town to town.
On both shores of the Hudson River there are an abundance of towns, villages and hamlets that offer a commuter-friendly location that makes the trip worthwhile. Many of our residents live in the suburbs and still have a reasonable commute to New York City. The option to take the train, bus or drive, has become a preferred way of life. Live in the suburbs with all the privacy you want to enjoy, while being close enough to NYC for the daily commute. We are a one seat ride on Metro North to Grand Central Station from many of our train stations.
NYC is a one seat ride to The Hudson Valley
Travel north on the Hudson River for up to 65 miles from Manhattan and you will find yourself at the Beacon Train Station with easy access to Orange County NY. On your ride north you can also find homes in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland and Dutchess Counties that offer a shorter ride. On the shores of the Hudson River there are numerous neighborhoods that work well to live and commute, and some have views of the Hudson River. Listed below you will find links to the local sources of transportation to help with your transition to our area. Many different alternatives for local residents to travel and work in New York City. Own a home in the suburbs for less than a NYC apartment rental. No more landlords and tiny highrise apartment buildings. We are known for green grass, trees and privacy galore.
Distance of Metro North Train Stations to Grand Central Station in NYC
Metro North Harlem Line
Trains times vary due to peak and off peak hours and schedules. Rush hour times are shorter and some stations have express commutes with fewer stops. You will want to check out the MTA site. This is a brief overview of commute times to Grand Central Station from this area.
EXPRESS, PEAK & OFF PEAK CommuteTimes:
- Beacon Train Station – 65 to 87 minutes
- Bedford Hills Train Station – 61 to 73 minutes
- Brewster Train Station – 77 to 86 minutes
- Chappaqua Train Station -52 to 59 minutes
- Cold Spring Train Station – 75 to 81 minutes
- Cortlandt Train Station – 55 to 61 minutes
- Croton – Harmon Train Station – 46 to 65 minutes
Our newest Hudson Valley residents are relocating from almost everywhere. Brooklynites are finding that we have a cool new vibe and pricing the is amazing. Have you looked around at our Historical Properties? Maybe a home 10 minutes out of the city is more your style. Many newbies find they can live in the Hudson Valley and be centrally located to their extended families. Whatever the reason, the location for a commute to work or family is easily accessible and preferred. Why not check out some of our communities and schedule a time to talk and see what we have to offer. Get started with a quick look around at different types of homes, many with views of the Hudson River at affordable prices. You will be quite surprised by the value that awaits.
AIRPORTS SERVICING THE HUDSON VALLEY REGION
♦ JFK, NEWARK/LIBERTY, LAGUARDIA & WESTCHESTER AIRPORTS
♦ LOCAL AIRPORT FIELDS
Live in the Hudson Valley and Commute to NYC
Local Resources for your commute times can be found here. For many locations the commute is a one seat ride from your home town to either Grand Central Station or Penn Station. Either place is centrally located in NYC with easy additional transportation to your work place and final destination. The links on this site allow for up to the minute status of fares, services available today and the best sources for making your commute from Orange, Rockland, Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester Counties to NYC.
- Metro North – the most popular ride to NYC
- Tappan Zee Express
- a Rockland County Bus Service that provides service between Suffern, Airmont, Spring Valley, Nanuet, Palisades Center, Central Nyack, Nyack, and South Nyack in Rockland; and Tarrytown and White Plains in Westchester County, which are major activity centers with train stations served by Metro-North Railroad.
- Coach Bus USA
- Trailways Buses offer addtional services to Orange, Rockland and Ulster County
- New Jersey Transit – for those that commute from the Hudson Valley to NJ