New York Penn Station’s new Moynihan Train Hall is where Amtrak passengers get on and off trains (view street map). With entrances on 8th Avenue, W. 31st Street and W. 33rd Street, the train hall is in the historic James A. Farley Post Office building, which was designed by the same architects who created the 1910 New York Penn Station (torn down in 1963). Learn more about amenities in and outside the station below.
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View the full list of station amenities, including:
- Food court
- Bag storage
- Checked bag service
- Lactation rooms
- Premium lounge
Things to Know
- Arrive 45 minutes early.
- Taxi drop off/pickup area is on W. 31st Street and rideshare drop off/pickup on W. 33rd Street.
- The train hall is closed between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. Use the main Penn Station for Amtrak assistance during these hours.
- MTA subway lines A, C, E and 1, 2 3 stop at Penn Station as well as New Jersey Transit and Long Island Railroad trains
- You can walk between the new train hall and Penn Station via 8th Avenue or indoors via the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) concourse level.
- The station is next to Madison Square Garden and near Hudson Yards, Times Square and the Empire State Building.
Many Amtrak trains depart from Penn Station and travel to cities including Boston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington D.C., Norfolk, Chicago, Atlanta, Miami and New Orleans. View the routes below to learn more.
- Acela Express (Northeast coast)
- Adirondack (Upstate New York)
- Cardinal (Midwest)
- Carolinian/Piedmont (South)
- Crescent (South)
- Empire Service (Upstate New York)
- Ethan Allen Express (Vermont, New York)
- Keystone Service (Pennsylvania)
- Lake Shore Limited (Midwest)
- Maple Leaf (Upstate New York, Canada)
- Northeast Regional (Northeast coast)
- Pennsylvanian (PA)
- Silver Star/Silver Meteor/Palmetto (South)
- Vermonter (Vermont)
View the list of hotels in walking distance of New York Penn Station to plan your trip. The station is near the following neighborhoods: Garment District, Chelsea, Murray Hill and Midtown.
Things to Do
Have extra time to sightsee before boarding a train or eager to kickstart your arrival in New York City? Here are some of the top things to do near Penn Station:
- Madison Square Garden (next to the station)
- 34th Street Macy’s (5-minute walk)
- The Museum at FIT (7-minute walk)
- High Line (10-minute walk)
- Empire State Building (10-minute walk)
- The Edge Skydeck (10-minute walk)
- Madame Tussauds New York (11-minute walk)
- Times Square (15-minute walk)
- Bryant Park (15-minute walk)
- Hard Rock Cafe (15-minute walk)
- New York Public Library (15-minute walk)
Last updated May 2023