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Newark - Croton-on-Hudson Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 17 daily train trips between Newark and Croton-on-Hudson. The average train journey from Newark to Croton-on-Hudson takes 3 hours and 56 minutes, but some Amtrak train trips are as short as one hour and 26 minutes.

Distance36 mi (58 km)
Fastest train1h 26m
Lowest price$30.01
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Newark to Croton-on-Hudson?

The average price for a train ticket from Newark to Croton-on-Hudson is $51.61, Compared to most train fares, this is an excellent price. By booking your trip at least 25 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $55.93 more.

Average prices by travel date

$102$68$34MayJun

For the next 30 days, the cost of a one-way train trip from Newark to Croton-on-Hudson will range from $46 to $85. If you're planning to travel by train to Croton-on-Hudson in the upcoming week, the cheapest train ticket from Newark you can find in the next 7 days is $50. Be sure to book your trip in advance as train ticket prices typically increase as your travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

$102$82$61$41$20JJASONDJFMAM

Ticket prices for the train from Newark to Croton-on-Hudson often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in January when the average ticket price is only $59,

If you're thinking of traveling from Newark to Croton-on-Hudson during May, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $82 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in May, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

$136$109$82$55$273020100

Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Newark to Croton-on-Hudson. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 25 days before departure, you can save around $55.93. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Newark to Croton-on-Hudson?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Newark to Croton-on-Hudson. However, there are 17 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak173h 57m$64.16
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 17 Amtrak trains from Newark to Croton-on-Hudson every day, as well as 28 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $30.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Newark and Croton-on-Hudson is approximately 36 miles, or 58 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 26 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Newark to Croton-on-Hudson. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Sunday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Newark at 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 17 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Croton-on-Hudson to Newark.

City Information

Newark

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As the most populous city in New Jersey, Newark offers some excellent museums, parks and restaurants that you can enjoy year-round. Art lovers should stop by the famous Newark Museum to enjoy a rich collection of works by American artists and sculptors. History buffs should check out the New Jersey Historical Society for ongoing exhibitions documenting the state’s rich history.

Located by the Passaic River, Newark offers various places where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll by the water. For the best views, head over to the city’s Riverfront Park near the hip Ironbound neighborhood. If you’re seeking more outdoor enjoyment, check out Branch Brook Park where you will find various lakes and plenty of cherry blossoms.

Newark is one of the biggest travel hubs in the United States, which makes it very easily accessible via all types of transportation. The Newark Liberty International Airport is one of the three airports that serves the New York City metro area, and its close proximity to Newark’s Penn Station makes it easy to reach from anywhere via bus or train.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Newark?

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Main departure station: Newark Penn Station

Not to be confused with the Penn Station in New York City just 10 miles away, Newark’s Penn Station is a vital regional transportation hub which serves the greater New York City and New Jersey area. Located a few blocks East of the central business district in Newark, Penn Station opened in 1935, when its Art Deco architecture was at the height of fashion - see if you can spot the Zodiac signs decorating the chandeliers! Travelers can access Amtrak intercity passenger trains running on the busy Northeast Corridor between Washington D.C. and Boston, as well as intercity buses like Greyhound and Fullington Trailways. Local transit available at Penn Station includes Newark Light Rail, Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) rapid transit linking Newark to Manhattan, and NJ Transit commuter trains serving coastal and central New Jersey.

All train stations in Newark:

  • Newark Penn Station

  • Newark Intl Airport

Where is the train station in Croton-on-Hudson?

Main arrival station: 4 Veterans Plz and 1 Croton Pt Ave

Croton-on-Hudson has one train station.

Train stations in Croton-on-Hudson:

  • 4 Veterans Plz and 1 Croton Pt Ave

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