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There are 5 ways to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Line 6 subway, train  •  53 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from 96 St to 125 St 6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Mt Vernon East New Haven

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Line 5 subway  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from 86 St to Eastchester-Dyre Av 5 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 99 St to E 241 St/Barnes Av BxM11

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon 12.9 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon 12.9 miles

$1 - $2

96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) → Mount Vernon
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The cheapest way to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 99 St and arriving at E 241 St/Barnes Av. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 86 St and arriving at Eastchester-Dyre Av. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) and Mount Vernon is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.9 miles.

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The best way to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon without a car is to line 6 subway and train which takes 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon, including transfers.

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96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Madison Av/E 99 St station.

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96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon train services, operated by MTA, depart from 96 St station.

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96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at E 241 St/Barnes Av station.

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Map of how to get from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon.
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  • Distance: 10.6 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway), NY, USA and Mount Vernon, Westchester County, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 86 St to Eastchester-Dyre Av every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from Madison Av/E 99 St to E 241 St/Barnes Av every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from 96 St to 125 St
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to Eastchester-Dyre Av
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Mt Vernon East
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 99 St to E 241 St/Barnes Av
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon train services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at Mt Vernon East station.

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Yes, the driving distance between 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon is 13 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from 96th Street Station (Second Avenue Subway) to Mount Vernon.

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