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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Rensselaer to Yonkers. Traveling by train from Rensselaer to Yonkers usually takes around 2 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Service train can make the trip in one hour and 56 minutes.

Distance119 mi (191 km)
Fastest train1h 56m
Lowest price€29.52
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Service
Train lines3

What is the price of a train ticket from Rensselaer to Yonkers?

In the last month, €29.52 was the average price of a train ticket from Rensselaer, NY to Yonkers, NY. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €12.32 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 Rensselaer to Yonkers will vary between €30 and €35. Planning a train trip to Yonkers within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Rensselaer over the next 7 days is €30. 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 Rensselaer to Yonkers by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €31 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Rensselaer to Yonkers in November, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €43 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 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Yonkers from Rensselaer will be about €12.32 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Rensselaer to Yonkers?

There are 3 train lines with service from Rensselaer, New York to Yonkers, New York. Amtrak Empire Service is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 3 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Service32h 1m€31.75
Amtrak Ethan Allen Express12h 1m€31.18
Amtrak Maple Leaf12h 1m€31.33

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Rensselaer to Yonkers 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.

How long is the train journey from Rensselaer to Yonkers?

The distance between Rensselaer and Yonkers is approximately 119 miles, or 191 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 56 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Rensselaer to Yonkers are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Rensselaer at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Rensselaer to Yonkers?

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Rensselaer to Yonkers.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Yonkers to Rensselaer.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Rensselaer?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Rensselaer.

Where is the train station in Yonkers?

Arrival stations

Yonkers has one train station.

Need a return trip from Yonkers to Rensselaer?

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