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Press Release
March 27, 2013
IMMEDIATE
Take the Train to the Game to Catch the Yankees in 2013!
Subway, Metro-North and Buses Provide Direct Service to All Yankees Home Games

It may be cold and snowy this March, but the surest sign of spring is here: The New York Yankees are about to play ball, with a home opener scheduled for Monday, April 1. All season long, getting to the stadium is stress free when you ride the subway, Metro-North Railroad, or MTA buses. Here are details of game-day service.

New York City Subway

The New York City Subway's 161 St-Yankee Stadium station, with service on the B, D and 4 lines, is at the corner of 161st Street and River Avenue, right in front of the stadium. New York City Transit will offer special Nostalgia Train service on opening day with vintage train cars that were in service between 1917 and 1969. No matter when a game is being played, you can always take the 4 train. Or, you can take the B or D trains based on the following schedule.

 

B & D Service from Manhattan
Game Time Northbound to the Game Southbound from the Game

Weekday - 7:05 p.m.

Use the B (arriving at the stadium between 4:15 and 6:55 p.m., otherwise use the D)

Use the D

Weekday - 1:05 p.m.

Use the D

The D stops at the stadium until 4:05 p.m.; after 4:05, the B and the D both stop at the stadium.

Weekend - any time

Use the D

 

B & D Service from the Bronx

Day/Time

Southbound to the Game

Northbound from the Game

Weekday - 7:05 p.m.

The B and the D both stop at the stadium.

Use the D

Weekday - 1:05 p.m.

Use the D

The D stops at the stadium until 4:15 p.m.; thereafter it's the B.

Weekend - any time

Use the D

Metro-North Railroad

Metro-North's Yankees-E. 153rd Street Station is a short walk from the stadium. Metro-North provides direct service to all games via the Hudson Line. And for all weeknight and weekend games, Metro-North also provides special direct service from the New Haven Line and the Harlem Line. Special game trains on all three lines are timed to let fans arrive for the first pitch

and depart for a leisurely walk to the train station after the last out. The railroad also provides shuttle service to the stadium from Grand Central Terminal and Harlem-125th Street every 20 minutes before, during and after all games.

For more details, see the Metro-North press release.

Buses

The Bx6 and Bx13 local routes both stop right in front of the stadium at E. 161st Street and River Avenue. In addition, the Bx1 and Bx2 both stop at E. 161st Street and the Grand Concourse, a three-block walk to the stadium. (Click on the links for route maps and real-time bus locations through MTA Bus Time™.)

The BxM4 express bus also stops at 161st Street and the Grand Concourse, three blocks from the stadium. The bus provides half-hourly service to weeknight games and hourly service at other

times. From the game, the bus stops at 158th Street and the Grand Concourse. Real-time bus locations are available using text messaging, smartphones or tablets through MTA Bus Time™, or through third party apps. The standard express bus fare is $6.00, payable with a pay-per-ride MetroCard, Express Bus Plus MetroCard, or coins.