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The Ulster-Poughkeepsie LINK and Metro‑North Railroad

Updated Oct 31, 2023
Ulster – Poughkeepsie Link Map

For schedule details

See the most current schedule information: Ulster-Poughkeepsie LINK 

For more information visit Ulster County Area Transit online.

Fares between Ulster County and Grand Central Terminal

Monthly UniTicket: $529.50
Purchased with Metro-North monthly rail ticket only.
Can only be purchased at ticket vending machines, ticket offices or with MTA eTix.

  • Combination bus/rail monthly Flash Pass
  • Unlimited travel on bus/rail 
  • Good seven days per week 

Weekly UniTicket: $186.00
Purchased with Metro-North weekly rail ticket only.
Can only be purchased at ticket vending machines or ticket offices.

  • Combination bus/rail weekly Flash Pass
  • Unlimited travel on bus/rail 
  • Good Saturday through Friday

Bus Fare:

  • UCAT free fare as of October 1, 2022

Rail Fares:

  • $27.00 One-way Peak
  • $20.00 One-way Off-peak
  • $13.50**Senior/Disabled (65 or older)
  • $1.00*** One-way Child (ages 5-11 years)
  • $489.50 Monthly Commutation
    Available at ticket windows, ticket vending machines or with MTA eTix
  • $174.00 Weekly Commutation
  • $270.00 Ten Trip Peak
  • $170.00 Ten Trip Off‑peak


** Senior Citizen (65 or older), Medicare, or Person with Disability Identification required for discounted fare. Restrictions apply.


  • Senior Citizen Identification:
    • Driver’s license
    • Medicare ID card   
  • Person with Disability Identification:
    • Disabled identification card issued by MTA, or New York City.
    • Medicare ID card

*** Family fare. Up to four children, ages 5-11, for each fare paying adult. (The fifth child and all other children pay Child Fare. $13.50 Peak/ $10.00 Off-Peak)

Fares effective August 20, 2019. Subject to change. Please purchase tickets before boarding. On‑board rail fares are higher.

Holiday Schedule





New Year’s Day Observed

No Service


Martin Luther King Jr. Day

No Service


Presidents Day

No Service



No Service


Memorial Day

No Service


Juneteenth Observed

No Service


Independence Day

No Service


Labor Day

No Service


Columbus Day

Sunday Schedule


Veterans Day

Saturday Schedule


Thanksgiving Day

No Service


Day After Thanksgiving

Saturday Schedule   


Christmas Day

No Service


Contact Information

MTA Police: 212-878-1001

Police Emergency Only: (888) MTA-911PD or 888-682-9117

MTA Metro-North Railroad: 511 
Schedules, fares, and Senior Citizen/Disabled accessibility 

Deaf/Hard of Hearing – Use the free relay service 711 or your preferred relay service provider to reach 511

In Connecticut call 877-690‑5114 

Tickets and Fares brochure available at all ticket offices, Grand Central Terminal, and online at www.mta.info.

Metro-North Complaints, Compliments, and Feedback

(800) USA‑RAIL/ 800-872‑7245

(Ulster County Area Transit)


Complaints, Compliments, and Feedback

Visit us at www.mta.info

Social Medial 
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@mtametronorth  #metronorth

Call: 511

By Mail:
Department of Employee Relations & Diversity
420 Lexington Ave., 12th Floor,
New York, NY 10170

Complaints may also be directed to:
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Transit Administration,
Office of Civil Rights,
Attention: Complaint Team,
East Building 5th Floor—TCR,1200 New Jersey Ave. SE,
Washington, DC 20590

Commitments & Responsibilities

MTA Metro-North Railroad is committed to providing non-discriminatory service to ensure that no person is ex­clud­ed from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or sub­ject­ed to discrimination in the receipt of its ser­vices on the basis of race, color, national origin or in­come as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Responsibility: Metro-North Railroad cannot assume responsibility for inconven­ience, expense or damage resulting from errors in timetables, delayed trains, failure to make connections, or for changes in or shortage of equipment. The schedules, equipment, and fares in this timetable are subject to change without notice.

The Ulster-Poughkeepsie LINK is operated by Ulster County Area Transit – UCAT– under contract with the

New York State Department of Transportation and in cooperation with Metro-North Railroad.

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