Vassar College

Visiting Vassar College: Taylor Gate

Visitors

Getting Here by Automobile, Train, Air, or Bus

By Automobile


From the Taconic State Parkway

Exit at Route 55 westbound. Proceed six miles west to a left turn onto Route 376 Extension/Van Wagner Road (which becomes Raymond Avenue), and proceed less than 1 mile to Vassar. A Gothic stone archway, the main entrance, is on the left.

From the New York State Thruway Northbound

Use Exit 17 (Newburgh) and take I-84 eastbound across the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge to Exit 13 (Route 9 north). Drive 9.5 miles north from the intersection of I-84 and Route 9 to the exit for Spackenkill Road (Route 113). Proceed about 0.5 miles on Spackenkill Road. Turn left at the second traffic light onto Wilbur Boulevard. Turn right when Wilbur ends at Hooker Avenue. Turn left at first traffic light onto Raymond Avenue. Enter the college through the stone archway on the right.

From the New York State Thruway Southbound

Use Exit 18 (New Paltz) and proceed east on Route 299. Turn right onto Route 9W south. Exit onto Route 44/55 east. Cross the Mid-Hudson Bridge and continue on Route 44/55 east for approximately 2 miles. Turn right onto Raymond Avenue. Enter the college through the stone archway on the left.

From Route 9 Northbound

Drive 9.5 miles north from the intersection of I-84 and Route 9 to the exit for Spackenkill Road (Route 113). Proceed about 0.5 miles on Spackenkill Road. Turn left at the second traffic light onto Wilbur Boulevard. Turn right when Wilbur ends at Hooker Avenue. Turn left at first traffic light onto Raymond Avenue. Enter the college through the stone archway on the right.

From Route 9 Southbound

Exit at Spackenkill Road (Route 113). Proceed about 0.5 miles on Spackenkill Road. Turn left at the second traffic light onto Wilbur Boulevard. Turn right when Wilbur ends at Hooker Avenue. Turn left at first traffic light onto Raymond Avenue. Enter the college through the stone archway on the right.

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By Train


Metro-North Commuter Railroad connects New York City’s Grand Central Terminal with Poughkeepsie. For timetables, call 800-METRO-INFO or visit their website: www.mta.nyc.ny.us/mnr.

Poughkeepsie is also served by Amtrak. For schedules, call 800.872.7245.

Taxi service is available from the Poughkeepsie train station (about 3 miles) to campus.

Related Links

» Metro-North Commuter Railroad
» Amtrak
» Grand Central Terminal
» Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

By Air


Scheduled passenger service is available from Stewart International Airport (SWF) in Newburgh, New York, 35 minutes from Vassar.

Related Links

» Stewart International Airport (SWF)
» Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

By Bus


Service is available from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City via Short Line Bus. 800-631-8405 or www.shortlinebus.com

Related Links

» ShortLine Bus
☎ 800.631.8405
» Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
845.437.7000