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Hudson Rail Link
Is your seamless connection to MTA Metro-North Railroad, the fastest, safest ride to and from midtown Manhattan. Hudson Rail Link buses eliminate much of the anxiety about getting to work on time, picking you up in Riverdale and delivering you to either Spuyten Duyvil or Riverdale Station, where you connect with a Metro-North train going to Grand Central Terminal. ( See
For those of you who work in Manhattan every day, the economical and convenient UniTicket (combination bus/rail ticket) is just $228.75 a month. It's good for unlimited rides on the Hudson Rail Link and Metro-North to and from Manhattan during a calendar month.
Monthly Customers - MetroCard Option
MetroCard is accepted on the Hudson Rail Link. When you use the MetroCard on the Hudson Rail Link, you get free transfers between the Hudson Rail Link and NYC Transit subways and buses. If you use NYC Transit regularly, you should purchase a Metro-North monthly rail ticket ($193.00) and a $112.00 MetroCard instead of UniTicket.
One-way Hudson Rail Link customers can pay $2.50 with coins or MetroCard.
Buy rail tickets through for the biggest discount or at ticket machines & Grand Central terminal ticket offices. On board fares are higher.
Need a Rail/Bus UniTicket for less than a month? The discounted weekly UniTicket offers a week's unlimited Metro-North & Hudson Rail Link travel. Valid for 7-days from Saturday through Friday. Fare: $71.75
Remember to buy tickets before boarding your train. Tickets purchased on board the train are sold at a higher fare.