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Newburgh-Beacon Ferry and Metro‑North Railroad

Updated Jan 16, 2024
For service between Newburgh, New York, and Grand Central Terminal via Metro-North’s Beacon Station. Operated by NY Waterway.
Newburgh – Beacon Ferry Map

To Grand Central Terminal

Weekdays via Beacon Station

1Passengers may board at Beacon for Newburgh. Morning ferries may leave up to four minutes earlier than arrival times shown.

C Connection required. Change at Croton-Harmon.

Newburgh Ferry Terminal
Beacon Station1
Ferry Meets Train
Marble Hill
Harlem-125th Street
Grand Central Terminal
AM Peak 5:32 5:41 5:47 6:25 7:02 7:14 AM Peak
AM Peak 6:36 6:48 7:03 7:11 7:21 7:35 AM Peak
AM Peak 6:14 6:23 6:30 7:34 7:48 AM Peak
AM Peak 6:43 6:52 6:59 8:04 8:18 AM Peak
AM Peak 7:11 7:20 7:28 8:06 8:43 8:56 AM Peak
AM Peak 8:11 8:24 8:41 8:49 9:00 9:13 AM Peak
AM Peak 7:33 7:42 7:49   8:30 9:06 9:19 AM Peak
AM Peak 8:41 8:54 9:13 9:24 9:40 9:52 AM Peak
AM Peak 8:02 8:11 8:18   8:55 9:33 9:46 AM Peak

To Newburgh

Weekdays via Beacon Station

2Evening ferries may leave Beacon up to five (5) minutes earlier if all connecting train passengers are aboard.  
3Passengers may board at Newburgh for Beacon, except 8:57 p.m. Evening ferries may leave Newburgh up to five (5) minutes earlier than arrival times shown.  
A Will not run on 11/22. A train leaving Grand Central at 5:32 pm will operate instead, arriving at Beacon at 6:54 pm, and will be met by the ferry.  
C Connection required. Change at Croton-Harmon.  
GEarly Getaway: Ferry runs 11/22 only.  
Holidays: The ferry will not operate on Thanksgiving Day (11/23), Christmas Day (12/25), New Year’s Day (1/1/2024), President’s Day (2/19/2024). A special schedule will operate on Day After Thanksgiving Day (11/24), Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (1/15/2024).

Grand Central Terminal
Harlem-125th Street
Marble Hill
Train Meets Ferry
Beacon Station2
Newburgh Ferry Terminal3
PM G 2:43 G 2:54 G 3:23 G3 :37 G 4:14 G 4:19 G 4:28 PM
PM G 3:18 G 3:29 G 4:07 G 4:44 G 4:49 G 4:58 PM
PM G 3:48 G 3:59 G 4:35 G 5:12 G 5:17 G 5:26 PM
PM Peak 4:15 4:26    5:02    5:38    5:43    5:52 PM Peak
PM Peak 4:19 4:29 4:42 4:53 5:12 C 5:31 PM Peak
PM Peak 4:47 4:58    5:34    6:12    6:17    6:26 PM Peak
PM Peak 5:08 5:19    6:21    6:34    6:43 PM Peak
PM Peak 5:20 5:30 5:40 5:48 6:05 C 6:24 PM Peak
PM Peak A 5:30 A 6:42 A 6:53 A 7:03 PM Peak
PM Peak 5:54    6:38    7:15    7:20    7:29 PM Peak
PM Peak 6:15 6:26    7:03    7:41   7:46    7:55 PM Peak
PM Peak 6:25 6:50 7:07 C 7:25 PM Peak
PM Peak 6:45 6:56    7:30    8:08   8:13    8:22 PM Peak
PM Peak 7:21 7:32    8:08    8:43   8:48    8:57 PM Peak
Printable Newburgh-Beacon Ferry Schedule

Download the Newburgh-Beacon Ferry Schedule to print.

Fares between Newburgh and Grand Central Terminal

Monthly UniTicket: $461.00
Purchased with Metro-North monthly rail ticket only.
Can only be purchased at ticket vending machines or ticket offices.

  • Combination bus/rail monthly Flash Pass
  • Unlimited travel on bus/rail
  • Good seven days per week

Weekly UniTicket: $166.00
Purchased with Metro-North weekly rail ticket only.
Can only be purchased at ticket vending machines or ticket offices.

  • Combination bus/rail weekly Flash Pass
  • Unlimited travel on bus/rail
  • Good Saturday through Friday

Ferry Fares:

  • $1.75 One-way Peak
  • $1.00** Seniors/Disabled (65 or older)
  • $1.00 Child (6-11)
  • $18.25 Ten Trip

Rail Fares:

  • $24.00 One-way Peak
  • $17.75 One-way Off-peak
  • $12.00** Senior/Disabled (65 or older)
  • $1.00*** One-way Child (ages 5-11)
  • $446.50 Monthly Commutation
  • $158.75 Weekly Commutation
  • $240.00 Ten Trip Peak.
  • $151.00 Ten Trip Off‑peak

** Senior Citizen (65 or older), Medicare, or Person with Disability Identification required for discounted fare. Restrictions apply.

  • Senior Citizen Identification:
    • Driver’s license 
    • ​​​​​Medicare card
  • Person with Disability Identification:
    • Disabled identification card issued by MTA, Connecticut, or New York City.
    • Medicare ID card

*** Family fare. Up to four children, ages 5-11, for each fare paying adult. (The fifth child and all other children pay Child Fare. $12.00 Peak/$9.00 Off-Peak)

Fares effective August 20, 2023. Subject to change. Please purchase tickets before boarding. On‑board rail fares are higher.


PLEASE NOTE: Discounted one-way peak train and ferry fares. Valid for use on all trains, except on weekday trains arriving Grand Central Terminal between 5:00 am and 10:00 am.

Holiday Schedule

Saturdays & Sundays: No Service

1/15 M.L. King, Jr. Day Special Service
2/19 Presidents' Day No Service
5/27 Memorial Day No Service
7/4 Independence Day No Service
11/28 Thanksgiving Day No Service
11/29 Day After Thanksgiving Special Service
12/25 Christmas Day No Service
Free Parking and Directions

Parking Lot attended Monday – Friday

5:30 am – 8:15 am and 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The ferry landing is at the south end of the Newburgh Waterfront at the ends of Washington and Front Streets.

From the North:
Take 9W south to North Plank Rd. (just south of I-84). Left on North Plank Rd. (North Plank Rd. becomes Leroy Place; then it becomes Water St.) Take Water St. to Second St. Left on Second St. to the end (Front St.). Right onto Front St. into the ferry parking lot.

From the West:
Take I-84 to Exit 10. Get on Route 9W South. (See directions above, “From the North.”)

From the South:
(From New Windsor and Vails Gate)
Take CR 94 northeast, then bear right onto Blooming Grove Turnpike, north. Continue north on Blooming Grove Turnpike, which becomes River Rd. and then becomes South Water St. Take South Water St. to Washington St. Right on Washington St. Go over RR crossing. Ferry parking lot is on your left.

(From Cornwall area)
Take Rt. 9W north. Just past Windsor Motel, bear right onto Old Rt. 9W. Go approximately a half mile. Bear right at next intersection onto River Rd. River Rd. then becomes South Water St. Take South Water St. to Washington St. Right on Washington St. Go over RR crossing. Ferry parking lot is on your left.

MTA Metro-North Railroad’s Guaranteed Ride Home Program

Service is temporarily suspended.

Contact Information

MTA Police: 212-878-1001

Police Emergency Only: (888) MTA-911PD or 888-682-9117

MTA Metro-North Railroad: 511 
Schedules, fares, and Senior Citizen/Disabled accessibility 

Deaf/Hard of Hearing – Use the free relay service 711 or your preferred relay service provider to reach 511

Tickets and Fares brochure available at all ticket offices, Grand Central Terminal, and online at www.mta.info.

Metro-North Complaints, Compliments, and Feedback

New York Waterway 

Information (800) 53‑FERRY / 800-533-3779

Offices – Weehawken, NJ 201-902‑8700 8 am – 5 pm

Complaints, Compliments, and Feedback

Visit us at www.mta.info

Social Medial 
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@mtametronorth  #metronorth

Call: 511

By Mail:
Department of Employee Relations & Diversity
420 Lexington Ave., 12th Floor,
New York, NY 10170

Complaints may also be directed to:
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Transit Administration,
Office of Civil Rights,
Attention: Complaint Team,
East Building 5th Floor—TCR,1200 New Jersey Ave. SE,
Washington, DC 20590

Commitments & Responsibilities

MTA Metro-North Railroad is committed to providing non-discriminatory service to ensure that no person is ex­clud­ed from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or sub­ject­ed to discrimination in the receipt of its ser­vices on the basis of race, color, national origin or in­come as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Responsibility: Metro-North Railroad cannot assume responsibility for inconven­ience, expense or damage resulting from errors in timetables, delayed trains, failure to make connections, or for changes in or shortage of equipment. The schedules, equipment, and fares in this timetable are subject to change without notice.

Winter Weather Contingency Schedule

Emergency Alternative Service

In the unlikely event that the ferry cannot operate, customers are advised to:

  • Listen to your local radio station
  • Check mta.info
  • Listen for train announcements
  • Call 511

See Newburgh-Beacon Winter Contingency Bus Schedule.

See Revised Newburgh-Beacon Winter Contingency Bus Schedule effective January 16, 2024.

If the emergency is in the morning,

  • Use the Newburgh Dock as you normally would. Express buses will take you from there directly to Beacon Station to connect to the train.

If the emergency is in the evening,

  • Use Beacon Station where buses or other substitute transportation will be provided at the station’s bus areas.

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Newburgh–Beacon Ferry Operated by NY Waterway under contract with Metro‑North Railroad. 

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