Starting January 1, 2021, Amtrak and Long Island Rail Road passengers will use the new Moynihan Train Hall at New York Penn Station (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.

Station Amenities

View the full list of station amenities, including:

  • WiFi
  • Food court
  • Restrooms
  • Bag storage
  • Checked bag service
  • Lactation rooms
  • Premium lounge

Things to Know

  • Arrive 45 minutes early
  • The Moynihan 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.
  • Taxi drop off/pickup area is on W. 31st Street and rideshare drop off/pickup on W. 33rd Street.
  • The station is next to Madison Square Garden and near Hudson Yards, Times Square and the Empire State Building.

Amtrak Routes

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.

Nearby Hotels

If you’re looking for a hotel in walking distance of Penn Station, choose from the list below:

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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 (above the station)
  • 34th Street Macy’s (5-minute walk)
  • Manhattan Mall (6-minute walk)
  • The Museum at FIT (7-minute walk)
  • Magic Hour Rooftop & Lounge (7-minute walk)
  • OMEscape New York Real Life Escape Room Game (7-minute walk)
  • High Line (10- minute walk)
  • Empire State Building (10-minute walk)
  • VU Rooftop bar (10-minute walk)
  • Cloud Social Rooftop bar (10-minute walk)
  • Korea Town (10-minute walk)
  • Madame Tussauds New York (11-minute walk)
  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not (11-minute walk)
  • 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar (13-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)
  • National Museum of Mathematics (15-minute walk)

More Information

Penn Station NYC: The Ultimate Guide
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Last updated 12/28/2020