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Getting In and Around Yonkers

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Yonkers, nicknamed as “The Central City” is accessible easily from most of the places. The city is served by 10 Metro North Railroad stations and 5 main highways and thoroughfares connect the city with the other areas of Westchester County, NY City and beyond. The major highway route to Yonkers is Interstate-87. The city is also serviced by several other roads, including New York State Hwy 9A, U.S. Route 9, and numerous parkways. You can travel to and from Yonkers by bike, car, bus, on foot, or train. There is no major airport in Yonkers, but it can be reached by the airports nestled in the nearby cities of Westchester County. Read further to know about the ways of getting to and around Yonkers.

Getting to Yonkers

Getting to Yonkers by Plane

Yonkers Airport
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Yonkers is accessible by the following airports:

Westchester County Airport is the closest airport to Yonkers. It is just 35 minutes drive to Yonkers. Several rental cars are available at the airport.

Address: 240 Airport Rd, White Plains, NY 10604, United States
Phone: 1 914-995-4860

Other airports offering service to Yonkers are: Newark Liberty International AirportLaGuardia Airport, and John F. Kennedy International Airport. Rental cars andWestchester-based taxi service is available at these airport for Yonkers. 

Getting to Yonkers by Road

Yonkers is accessible by road via I-87, also known as the New York State Thruway. The city can also be reached by New York State Hwy 9A, U.S. Route 9, and several parkways- the Sprain Brook, Cross County and the Saw Mill parkways. 


Getting to Yonkers by Train

Yonkers Train
Image by Daniel Case at the English language Wikipedia [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons

Yonkers is served by two lines of Metro-North Railroad – on the west side is the Hudson line which is shared by Amtrak, and on the east side is the Harlem line. These two stations serve the Yonkers downtown Getty Square area via the Hudson Line. 

Metro-North Railroad-Hudson LineMetro North-Railroad offers express service between NY City’s Grand Central terminal and Yonkers station. Purchase the train tickets at the vending machines inside the station or the station ticket office. Taxis are available at the station. The travel time to and from Yonkers and to and from NYC is about 25 minutes.

Amtrak: Amtrak serves Yonkers, New York. Some of the trains stop at the Metro-North Yonkers Station.

Address: 5 Buena Vista Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701, United States

Getting Around Yonkers

Getting Around Yonkers by Bus 

Getting around Yonkers is easy by Bee Line buses. Bus service in Yonkers is offered by the Westchester County Bee Line Bus System. It is the second largest bus system in NY. It runs an extensive network of Bee Line buses in and around Yonkers. It is one of the safest and best transit systems in Yonkers. The fare for the bus is $2.75. MetroCard is also available that offers you the discount and convenience. 


Getting Around Yonkers by Taxi/Cabs

Yonkers Union Car Services
Address: 192 Nepperhan Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701, United States
Phone: 1 914-574-2662

Mexicana Car Service
Address: 226 New Main Street, Yonkers, NY 10701, United States
Phone: 1 914-476-0800

Break to the Border
Address: 837 McLean Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704, United States
Phone: 1 914-237-5553

ABC Taxi & Limo Inc.
Address: 320 Saw Mill River Rd, Yonkers, NY 10701, United States
Phone: 1 914-969-7771

Rental Cars in Yonkers

Hertz Rent A Car
Address: 165 Tuckahoe Rd, Yonkers, NY 10710, United States
Phone: 1 914-963-4578

Westchester Car Rentals
Address: 333 Tuckahoe Rd, Yonkers, NY 10710, United States
Phone: 1 914-961-5100

Vogel's Euro Cars Inc.
Address: Yonkers, NY, United States
Phone: 1 914-968-8200

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Address: 230 McLean Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705, United States
Phone: 1 914-968-1000
Rent-A-Wreck
Address: 333 Tuckahoe Rd, Yonkers, NY 10710, United States
Phone: 1 914-961-5100


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