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The Ulster-Poughkeepsie LINK and MTA Metro‑North Railroad

Updated Jul 21, 2022
Ulster – Poughkeepsie Link Map

Monday – Friday To Grand Central Terminal

M – F via Poughkeepsie Station

X Poughkeepsie Main Street & Market customers: Buses will stop at Main & Market after stopping at Poughkeepsie Station
c Bus change required

RosendalePark & Ride
New Paltz/Route 32Across from Stewart’s
SUNY CampusTransit Hub
Highland/Route 299 & 9WPark & Ride
Poughkeepsie Station
PoughkeepsieMain & Market
                                              
Poughkeepsie Station
Grand Central Terminal
BUS TRAIN
AM 5:30 5:40 5:55 6:10 X 6:24 8:21 AM
AM 6:45 6:50 7:05 7:35 X 7:52 9:49 AM
AM 8:45 8:50 9:05 9:35 9:52 11:49 AM
AM 10:45 10:50 11:05 11:35 11:52 1:49 AM
PM 2:30 2:45 2:50 3:05 3:35 X 3:46 5:49 PM
PM 4:45 4:50 5:05 5:35 X 5:50 7:53 PM
PM 6:45 6:50 7:05 7:35 X 7:54 9:53 PM
PM 8:45 8:50 9:05 9:35 X 9:45 11:43 PM

Saturday – Sunday To Grand Central

S – S via Poughkeepsie Station

RosendalePark & Ride
New Paltz/Route 32Across from Stewart’s
SUNY CampusTransit Hub
Kingston Plaza Hannaford
Kingston HospitalBroadway
Police Station Garraghan Dr
BOCESPort Ewen & 9W
Highland/Route 299 & 9WPark & Ride
Poughkeepsie Station
PoughkeepsieMain & Market
                                              
Poughkeepsie Station
Grand Central Terminal
BUS TRAIN
AM Sun. Only 7:50 8:05 8:10 8:25 8:40 8:45 8:52 10:47 AM
AM Sat. Only 8:20 8:35 8:40 8:55 9:15 X 9:52 11:47 AM
AM 10:30 10:35 10:50 11:20 X 11:52 1:47 PM
AM Sun. Only 10:30 10:35 10:40 10:50 11:05 11:20 11:25 11:52 1:47 PM
AM Sat. Only 12:45 12:50 1:05 1:25 X 1:48 3:47 PM
PM Sun Only 1:35 1:50 1:55 2:10 2:25 2:30 2:46 4:43 PM
PM Sat. Only 2:45 2:50 3:05 3:25 X 3:46 5:47 PM
PM Sun. Only 4:10 4:15 4:20 4:30 4:45 5:00 5:50 7:51 PM
PM Sat Only 4:45 4:50 5:05 5:25 X 5:50 7:51 PM

Monday – Friday To Ulster County

M – F via Poughkeepsie Station

+ Buses will wait at Poughkeepsie for the train in the event of a train delay on the two final trips on weekdays and the final trip on weekends.
c Bus change required.

Grand Central Terminal
Poughkeepsie Station
                                              
Poughkeepsie Station
PoughkeepsieMain & Market
Highland/Route 299 & 9WPark & Ride
SUNY CampusTransit Hub
New Paltz/Route 32At Stewart’s
RosendalePark & Ride
TRAIN BUS
AM 6:15 6:20 6:30 6:45 AM
AM 8:00 8:05 8:15 8:30 8:35 AM
AM 7:39 9:38 10:00 10:05 10:15 10:30 10:35 AM
AM 9:43 11:38 12:00 12:05 12:15 12:30 12:35 AM
PM 1:43 3:39 4:00 4:05 4:15 4:30 4:35 PM
PM 3:48 5:39 6:00 6:05 6:15 6:30 6:35 PM
PM 5:54 7:39 +8:00 8:05 8:15 8:30 8:35 PM
PM 7:53 9:40 +10:00 10:05 10:15 10:30 10:35 10:45 PM

Saturday – Sunday to Ulster County

S–S via Poughkeepsie

Grand Central Terminal
Poughkeepsie Station
                                              
Poughkeepsie Station
PoughkeepsieMain & Market
Highland/Route 299 & 9WPark & Ride
BOCESPort Ewen & 9W
Police Station Garraghan Dr
Kingston HospitalBroadway
Kingston Plaza Hannaford
SUNY CampusTransit Hub
New Paltz/Route 32Across from Stewart’s
RosendalePark & Ride
TRAIN BUS
AM Sun. Only 6:45 8:44 9:00 9:05 9:15 9:30 9:35 9:45 10:00 AM
AM Sat. Only 7:45 9:52 10:00 10:15 10:30 AM
AM Sun. Only 9:45 11:49 12:00 12:15 12:30 12:35 12:37 1:00 PM
AM Sat. Only 9:45 11:49 12:00 12:05 12:20 12:35 12:40 PM
AM 11:45 1:41 2:00 2:05 2:20 2:35 2:40 PM
AM Sun. Only 12:45 2:39 3:00 3:05 3:15 3:30 3:35 3:45 4:00 PM
AM Sat. Only 1:45 3:41 4:00 4:05 4:20 4:35 4:40 PM
AM Sun. Only 2:45 4:43 5:00 5:15 5:30 5:35 5:37 6:00 PM
AM Sat. Only 3:45 5:41 5:50 6:05 6:20 6:30 PM
Printable Ulster-Poughkeepie LINK Schedule

Download the Ulster-Poughkeepsie LINK Schedule to print.

 

Fares between Ulster County and Grand Central Terminal

See Special Discounts on 20-trip and Monthly Tickets!
 

Monthly UniTicket: $561.00
Purchased with Metro-North monthly rail ticket only.
Can only be purchased at ticket vending machines, ticket offices or with MTA eTix.

  • Combination bus/rail monthly
  • Unlimited travel on bus/rail 
  • Good seven days per week 

Weekly UniTicket: $178.75
Purchased with Metro-North weekly rail ticket only.
Can only be purchased at ticket vending machines or ticket offices.

  • Combination bus/rail weekly
  • Unlimited travel on bus/rail 
  • Good Saturday through Friday

Bus Fare: 

  • $2.00 One-way Rosendale-Poughkeepsie
  • $2.00 One-way New Paltz-Poughkeepsie
  • $2.00 One-way Highland-Poughkeepsie
  • $1.00** Seniors/Disabled (65 or older)

Other discount fares available; please call UCAT

Rail Fares:

  • $25.75 One-way Peak
  • $19.25 One-way Off-peak
  • $12.75**Senior/Disabled (65 or older)
  • $1.00*** One-way Child (ages 5-11 years)
  • $521.00 Monthly Commutation
    Available at ticket windows, ticket vending machines or with MTA eTix
  • $166.75 Weekly Commutation
  • $257.50 Ten Trip Peak
  • $163.75 Ten Trip Off‑peak

 

** Senior Citizen (65 or older), Medicare, or Person with Disability Identification required for discounted fare. Restrictions apply.

 

  • Senior Citizen Identification:

    • Driver’s license
    • Medicare ID card   
  • Person with Disability Identification:
    • Disabled identification card issued by MTA, or New York City.
    • Medicare ID card

*** Family fare. Up to four children, ages 5-11, for each fare paying adult. (The fifth child and all other children pay Child Fare. $12.75Peak/ $9.75 Off-Peak)

Fares effective April 21, 2019. Subject to change. Please purchase tickets before boarding. On‑board rail fares are higher.

Holiday Schedule

BUS HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

2022

4/17

 

Easter

 

No Service

5/30

Memorial Day

No Service

6/20

Juneteenth Observed

No Service

7/4

Independence Day

No Service

9/5

Labor Day

No Service

10/10   

Columbus Day

Sunday Schedule

11/11

Veterans Day

Saturday Schedule

11/24

Thanksgiving Day

No Service

11/25

Day After Thanksgiving

Saturday Schedule   

12/25

Christmas Day

No Service

12/26

Christmas Day Observed   

No Service

2023

 

 

1/1

New Year’s Day

No Service

1/2

New Year’s Day Observed   

No Service

 

Contact Information

MTA Police: 212-878-1001

Police Emergency Only: (888) MTA-911PD or 888-682-9117

MTA Metro-North Railroad: 511 
Schedules, fares, and Senior Citizen/Disabled accessibility 

Deaf/Hard of Hearing – Use the free relay service 711 or your preferred relay service provider to reach 511

In Connecticut call 877-690‑5114 

Tickets and Fares brochure available at all ticket offices, Grand Central Terminal, and online at www.mta.info.

Metro-North Complaints, Compliments, and Feedback

Amtrak
(800) USA‑RAIL/ 800-872‑7245

UCAT
(Ulster County Area Transit)

 

Complaints, Compliments, and Feedback

Visit us at www.mta.info

Social Medial 
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@mtametronorth  #metronorth

Call: 511

By Mail:
Department of Employee Relations & Diversity
420 Lexington Ave., 12th Floor,
New York, NY 10170

Complaints may also be directed to:
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Transit Administration,
Office of Civil Rights,
Attention: Complaint Team,
East Building 5th Floor—TCR,1200 New Jersey Ave. SE,
Washington, DC 20590

Commitments & Responsibilities

MTA Metro-North Railroad is committed to providing non-discriminatory service to ensure that no person is ex­clud­ed from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or sub­ject­ed to discrimination in the receipt of its ser­vices on the basis of race, color, national origin or in­come as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Responsibility: Metro-North Railroad cannot assume responsibility for inconven­ience, expense or damage resulting from errors in timetables, delayed trains, failure to make connections, or for changes in or shortage of equipment. The schedules, equipment, and fares in this timetable are subject to change without notice.

The Ulster-Poughkeepsie LINK is operated by Ulster County Area Transit – UCAT– under contract with the

New York State Department of Transportation and in cooperation with Metro-North Railroad.

See all MTA Metro-North Railroad Connecting Services

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