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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Schenectady to Yonkers. Traveling by train from Schenectady to Yonkers usually takes around 3 hours, but the fastest Amtrak Ethan Allen Express train can make the trip in 2 hours and 38 minutes.

Distance130 mi (209 km)
Fastest train2h 38m
Lowest price€29.89
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Ethan Allen Express
Train lines3

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

In the last month, €29.89 was the average price of a train ticket from Schenectady, 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 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €15.26 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€38€26€13SepOct

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Schenectady 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 Schenectady 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

€43€34€26€17€9ONDJFMAMJJAS

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Schenectady to Yonkers by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. 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 Schenectady to Yonkers in August, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €40 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

€64€51€38€26€133020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 18 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Yonkers from Schenectady will be about €15.26 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Schenectady to Yonkers?

There are 3 train lines with service from Schenectady, New York to Yonkers, New York. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Service12h 56m€33.53
Amtrak Ethan Allen Express12h 44m€32.23
Amtrak Maple Leaf13h 21m€32.92

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Schenectady 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 Schenectady to Yonkers?

The distance between Schenectady and Yonkers is approximately 130 miles, or 209 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 38 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Schenectady to Yonkers are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Monday 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 Schenectady at 10:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. 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 Schenectady to Yonkers?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Yonkers. 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 Yonkers to Schenectady.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Schenectady?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Schenectady.

Where is the train station in Yonkers?

Arrival stations

Yonkers has one train station.

Need a return trip from Yonkers to Schenectady?

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