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There are 4 ways to get from Washington Heights to Mt Vernon West by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  14m

  1. Take the train from Fordham to Mt Vernon West Harlem

$3 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Broadway/W 181 St to E 125 St/Park Av M100
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Mt Vernon West Harlem

$7 - $20

Taxi  •  10m

  1. Take a taxi from Washington Heights to Mt Vernon West 7.5 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  10m

  1. Drive from Washington Heights to Mt Vernon West 7.5 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Heights to Mt Vernon West is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Heights to Mt Vernon West is to taxi which costs $35 - $45 and takes 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fordham and arriving at Mt Vernon West. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14m.

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The distance between Washington Heights and Mt Vernon West is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Heights to Mt Vernon West without a car is to train which takes 14m and costs $3 - $13.

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The train from Fordham to Mt Vernon West takes 14m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Washington Heights to Mt Vernon West train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Fordham station.

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Washington Heights to Mt Vernon West train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Mt Vernon West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Heights to Mt Vernon West is 8 miles. It takes approximately 10m to drive from Washington Heights to Mt Vernon West.

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There are 1395+ hotels available in Mt Vernon West. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington Heights to Mt Vernon West.
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  • Distance: 6.2 miles
  • Duration: 14m

What companies run services between Washington Heights, NY, USA and Mt Vernon West, NY, USA?

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Washington Heights to Mt Vernon West every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $13 and the journey takes 14m.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Fordham to Mt Vernon West
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$6 - $7
Off-peak onboard
$12 - $13
Onboard
$8 - $12
At station
$3 - $9
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Mt Vernon West
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $8
Off-peak onboard
$12 - $14
Onboard
$9 - $14
At station
$4 - $10
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/W 181 St to E 125 St/Park Av
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Washington Heights to Mt Vernon West
Ave. Duration
10m
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com

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