Getting to Westchester is Easy
Whether you're driving, flying or arriving by bus or train, Westchester is within easy reach. Three interstate highways provide quick links to New York City, and public transportation is widely available.
Westchester County Airport is conveniently located five miles east of the City of White Plains and approximately 30 miles north of Manhattan. The airport offers a mixture of commercial, business, charter and private flights to satisfy all clientele. Each year 1.7 million passengers travel on some 32,000 commercial flights. On a typical day around 55 commercial aircraft depart from Westchester Airport's runways. The airport is one of the most active business aviation facilities in the nation, averaging more than 70,000 corporate and charter operations annually. It is also home to 300 light aircraft.
Metro-North Railroad, the commuter railroad, can whisk you from White Plains to midtown Manhattan in just 35 minutes. With 775 miles of track, Metro-North goes to 120 stations in seven counties of New York. The Hudson, the Harlem and the New Haven are the three main lines that provide passengers service on the east side of the Hudson River.
Amtrak serves Westchester County with stops at Yonkers, New Rochelle and on Croton-on-Hudson.
The County is at the nexus of major highways that include I-95, connecting NY to Connecticut, Rhode Island and Boston; the Cross Westchester Expressway (I-287) linking the Hudson’s Mario Cuomo Bridge with the County Seat of White Plains and the east County, and countless north-south thoroughfares that make getting around by car, limo, bus and taxi a breeze.
Once you're here, use these ground transportation options to make your way around town:
Bee-Line Bus: When you ride the Bee-Line System, you're riding with one of America's best, safest and most reliable transit systems. Bee-Line Bus' Shuttles, BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express and frequent local buses, there's a public transportation option for just about everyone. Take the time to check out the Bee-Line System map.
Ground Transportation: Westchester's car rental agencies and group tour operators are ready to serve you
To celebrate the opening of the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Path, FREE shuttle buses will run a loop every 20 minutes making four stops – two on each side of the bridge, at the closest access points to the path and at nearby parking. Palisades Center Lot J, South Nyack (the path’s Rockland Landing), Route 119 (the path’s Westchester Landing), and Tarrytown Train Station.
Take the train to the Tarrytown Train Station or White Plains and just catch Hudson Link to the to the path. On the weekends there will be a free shuttle bus from the Tarrytown Train Station or you can take the H07. If you are traveling through White Plains, hop on the H05 to South Nyack stop to to the path’s Rockland Landing.
All Hudson Link buses are equipped with bike racks that can accommodate three adult standard-sized bikes. Customers load/unload their own bicycles on the bike rack. Bikes cannot be accommodated onboard (except for folding bikes*) or in the luggage compartment. Bike Racks are located at many of the Hudson Link bus shelters.
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