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Score Big With Extra Metro-North Service to This Weekend's Yankees-Red Sox Series

Metro-North Railroad
Updated June 3, 2021 11:15 p.m.

Extra “Yankee Clipper Trains to the Game” will Run Before and After Games on the New Haven and Hudson Lines 


Metro-North Trains will Run at the Same Time Friday, Saturday and Sunday 


Fans Can Also Get to the Game via Subway, Bus and Paratransit 


One of the most heated rivalries in sports returns to Yankee Stadium this weekend, and Metro-North Railroad is marking the series by adding service to ensure fans can cheer on the Bronx Bombers as they take on the Boston Red Sox in night games at 7:05 p.m. Friday, 7:15 p.m. Saturday and 7:08 p.m. Sunday. Extra trains to deliver fans will run on the New Haven and Hudson lines.  

“Metro-North is the fastest and easiest way to get to Yankee Stadium,” said Cathy Rinaldi, Metro-North President. “By adding extra service, we can ensure that all fans make it for the first pitch and cheer on their team for what I’m sure will be some of the most exciting games of the season. Go Yankees!” 

On the New Haven Line, Metro-North will operate extra “Yankee Clipper Trains To The Game” from both New Haven and Stamford directly to the Yankees Stadium/E 153rd St station before the game, with trains returning to Connecticut after the last out.   

The New Haven train departs at 4:07 p.m., stops at West Haven, Milford, Stratford, Bridgeport, Fairfield Metro, Fairfield, Westport, South Norwalk, Darien, Noroton Heights, Stamford, Greenwich, Rye, Larchmont and New Rochelle, then runs express to the stadium, where it arrives at 6:08 p.m. 

The Stamford train departs at 5:31 p.m., makes all local stops to Mt. Vernon East and arrives at the stadium at 6:30 p.m.  Customers may also ride other New Haven Line trains which transfer at Harlem/125th St station for trains to and from Yankees/ E 153rd St station. 

The Hudson Line “Yankee Clipper Train” departs Poughkeepsie at 4:43 p.m., stops at New Hamburg, Beacon, Cold Spring, Garrison, Peekskill, Cortlandt and Croton-Harmon, then operates express to the stadium, where it arrives at 6:22 p.m.  Extra stops will also be added at Yankees/E 153rd St station to all Poughkeepsie express and Croton-Harmon local trains before and after the game. 

Harlem Line customers can take the train to Harlem E. 125th St station for shuttle service to and from the Yankees E. 153rd St station. 

Full Metro-North schedules can be found here

Fans can also take the MTA to the game with convenient service on subways, buses and paratransit.  

New York City Subway   

For this weekend’s series, customers can take the or train to the 161 St-Yankee Stadium station. 

The subway’s 161 St-Yankee Stadium station, with service on the and lines, is right in front of the stadium at the corner of 161st Street and River Avenue. Local trains and trains stop at 161 St-Yankee Stadium at all times. trains stop at 161 St-Yankee Stadium during rush hour only. Express trains will stop at 161 St-Yankee Stadium during game hours. 

New York City Buses   

The Bx6, Bx6 SBS, Bx13 stop right in front of the stadium at E. 161st Street and River Avenue. In addition, the Bx1 and Bx2 both stop at E. 161st Street and the Grand Concourse, a three-block walk to the stadium.  

Customers can use the real-time bus ridership tracking feature on the MYmta app before boarding. 


Access-A-Ride paratransit has designated stops at Yankee Stadium. To book a trip customers can call (877)-337-2017, use MyAAR or the MYmta app. 

For more information, follow Metro-North on Twitter and Facebook. Customers can also reach out via Whatsapp, call 511 to use the interactive system, or to speak with a Customer Service Specialist by calling 646-252-1701. 

For details on safety policies and total occupancy rules at Yankee Stadium during this time, please visit the Yankees official website