There are 5 ways to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Mt Vernon East New Haven / ...

$6 - $15

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Line 2 subway  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Wakefield - 241 St 2

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 39 St to E 241 St/Barnes Av BxM11

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon 15.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon 15.9 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 39 St and arriving at E 241 St/Barnes Av. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central and arriving at Mt Vernon East. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Mount Vernon is 14 miles. The road distance is 15.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs $6 - $15.

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The train from Grand Central to Mt Vernon East takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Madison Av/E 39 St station.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Grand Central station.

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The best way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon is to train which takes 43 min and costs $6 - $15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at E 241 St/Barnes Av station.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Mt Vernon East station.

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Map of how to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon.
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  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY, USA and Mount Vernon, NY, USA?

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $15 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Mt Vernon East
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$13 - $15
Onboard
$11 - $15
At station
$6 - $11
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 39 St to E 241 St/Barnes Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mount Vernon
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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