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Trip Summary

There are 45 daily trains from New York to Croton-on-Hudson. Traveling by train from New York to Croton-on-Hudson usually takes around 4 hours and 31 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Service train can make the trip in 41 minutes.

Distance35 mi (56 km)
Fastest train0h 41m
Lowest price€15.40
Trains per day10
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines5

What is the price of a train ticket from New York to Croton-on-Hudson?

In the last month, €60.89 was the average price of a train ticket from New York to Croton-on-Hudson. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €39.58 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from New York to Croton-on-Hudson will vary between €48 and €93. Planning a train trip to Croton-on-Hudson within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from New York over the next 7 days is €59. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices


If you are trying to decide when to travel from New York to Croton-on-Hudson by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for December. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €17 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Croton-on-Hudson in April, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €84 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches


If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 27 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Croton-on-Hudson from New York will be about €39.58 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

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

There are 5 train lines with service from New York to Croton-on-Hudson. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 36 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak364h 41m€76.81
Amtrak Empire Service70h 43m€17.82
Amtrak Ethan Allen Express10h 43m€17.99
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited10h 44m€18.31
Amtrak Maple Leaf10h 48m€24.59
  • Amtrak


    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 36 Amtrak trains from New York to Croton-on-Hudson every day, as well as 264 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €25.

  • Amtrak Empire Service

    Amtrak Empire Service

    Amtrak Empire Service train tickets from New York to Croton-on-Hudson start from €15, and on average cost . Daily there are 7 Amtrak Empire Service schedules to Croton-on-Hudson. Amtrak Empire Service in New York leaves from Penn Station . And in Croton-on-Hudson trains arrive at 4 Veterans Plz and 1 Croton Pt Ave .

    From New York to Croton-on-Hudson train travel on Amtrak Empire Service takes 0 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to Croton-on-Hudson faster, Amtrak Empire Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 41 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Service offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Croton-on-Hudson.

  • Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

    Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

    Amtrak's Ethan Allen Express line connects New York City to Rutland, Vermont. The scenic trip along the Hudson River Valley includes ten intermediate stops throughout New York and Vermont. This higher-speed rail service departs once daily. Ticket prices from New York to Croton-on-Hudson are usually around on the Ethan Allen Express, but you can find deals for as low as €15. Onboard amenities include WiFi and power outlets, plus a cafe car and business class seating options for added comfort.

  • Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

    Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

    The Amtrak Lake Shore Limited is an overnight train that runs along some of the best shorelines in the U.S., connecting New York City and Boston with Chicago. The service provides top-tier amenities to its passengers, including free WiFi and dining onboard. The Lake Shore Limited departs from Penn Station in New York and arrives at 4 Veterans Plz and 1 Croton Pt Ave in Croton-on-Hudson. The route takes about 0 hours and 44 minutes and ticket prices start at €15.

  • Amtrak Maple Leaf

    Amtrak Maple Leaf

    The Amtrak Maple Leaf is an international rail line that runs from New York City to Toronto. It stops at some popular locations on its way, including Niagara Falls and Albany. Onboard WiFi and a cafe car make travel on the Maple Leaf comfortable and convenient. A trip from New York to Croton-on-Hudson takes about 0 hours and 48 minutes on this line, and the average ticket price is .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York to Croton-on-Hudson during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from New York to Croton-on-Hudson?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from New York to Croton-on-Hudson. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from New York to Croton-on-Hudson?

The distance between New York and Croton-on-Hudson is approximately 35 miles, or 56 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 41 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Croton-on-Hudson.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from New York to Croton-on-Hudson tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs New York at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from New York to Croton-on-Hudson?

There are 45 scheduled trains on most days. 10 of these are direct connections to Croton-on-Hudson. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

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

City Information

New York


New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New York?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 15 stops and stations in New York where you can board the train.

All train stations in New York:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

  • 72 S Clinton Ave

  • Newark Penn Station

  • Amtrak/SEPTA Station

  • Union Station

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St

  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

  • MARC Station

  • Penn Station

  • 100 Middlesex Essex Tpke

  • Newark Intl Airport

  • 110 Callahan Dr

  • 53 E Mcgovern Ave

  • 13 Lancaster Ave

  • Harrisburg Transportation Center

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