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Transportation Options and Costs

Here are some approximate costs between various transportation hubs in the region and The Nature Institute, as of May, 2013.

Please note that we cannot guarantee the costs shown, which are subject to change without notice. You should verify all charges by communicating directly with the transportation provider.

From Hudson Amtrak Station or Albany Airport

  1. Travis Henry (Tel. 518-567-8536; email: traversetravis@gmail.com)
    $13 from Hudson Amtrak station to The Nature Institute
    $50 from Albany Airport
  2. Tim Smith (cell phone: 518-755-5527)
    $60 from Albany airport to The Nature Institute
    Call Tim Smith to make a reservation, and give him your own cell phone number. Notify him if your plane is delayed.
  3. Hudson City Taxi (Tel. 518-822-8880)
    $22 from Hudson Amtrak station to Harlemville; $15 to Philmont
    Call for taxi service when your train is in or near Rhineville on its way to Hudson.
  4. Riverview Taxi (Tel. 518-828-3355)
    $30 from Hudson Amtrak station to Harlemville
    $85 from Albany Airport to Harlemville
  5. Columbia Transport (Tel. 518-822-1010)
    Call 1 hour before your arrival
    $20 from Hudson Amtrak station to Harlemville
    $70 from Albany Airport to Harlemville

Other Airports

  1. JFK International Airport
    • Take AirTrain to Jamaica Station and then the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) to Penn Station, NY (~$15). This takes about 1 hour.
    • Alternatively, take a taxi from JFK to Penn Station, NY (~$50)
    • From Penn Station, NY, take the Amtrak train to Hudson, NY (~$35 to $70 one-way). Make reservation ahead of time. Trip takes slightly over 2 hours.
    • From Hudson to Harlemville – see taxi information above
  2. Newark International Airport
    • From the airport, take the New Jersey Transit (train) to Penn Station, NY (~$12.50; seniors $8.75). The trip takes about 30 minutes.
    • From Penn Station, NY, take the Amtrak train to Hudson, NY (~$35 to $70 one-way). Make reservation ahead of time. Trip takes slightly over 2 hours.
    • From Hudson to Harlemville – see taxi information above
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