Types of Transportation Available to Campus
LaGuardia Airport is 18 miles (a 25-minute drive) from campus. Various trip services are dispatched from the ground transportation booths located behind baggage claim areas in all major airports. Private sedans, vans and limousines are offered, as are scheduled shuttles to Manhattan and Westchester locations and shared door-to-door service. Carey Transportation runs buses between Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark airports and several points in midtown Manhattan. Service is frequent and boarding points at airline terminals are clearly marked. For those who wish to make connections with Metro-North commuter trains, a stop is conveniently located at Park Avenue across from Grand Central Station. For fare and schedule information call Carey Transportation at 718-632-0500. During the week, Metro-North Railroad, Harlem Line commuter trains run every half-hour between 6:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. weekdays and hourly on weekends. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to the Bronxville Station. Purchase your round-trip tickets at the station to avoid an extra charge. Please call Metro-North at 1-800-METROGO (1-800-638-7646), visit their web site or inquire at the information booth in Grand Central Terminal for exact schedule and fare information. Taxi service is available at the Bronxville Station for the short ride to the college (Ask for the Westlands Building for the Admission Office).
Driving Instructions to Campus
Take any of the following to New York's Cross-County Pkwy.: I-87 (NY State Thruway), Henry Hudson/Saw Mill River Pkwy., Hutchinson River Pkwy., or Sprain Brook Pkwy. From the Thruway and the Henry Hudson/Saw Mill River Pkwy., head east on the Cross-County Pkwy. and exit at Kimball Ave. Turn left on Kimball to the second traffic light, then turn right on Glen Washington Rd. From the Hutchinson River and Sprain Brook Parkways, head west on the Cross-County Pkwy. to Exit 5. Make a short right on Midland Ave. to Kimball Ave.; turn left on Kimball to the first traffic light, then turn right on Glen Washington Rd.
The Following hotels have offered discounts to people visiting SLC. Please check with the individual hotel for availability and the specifics of their offer. You must state that you are with Sarah Lawrence College or ask for the Sarah Lawrence College corporate rate when making reservations: Hampton Inn (9.1 miles from SLC), 200 Tarrytown Rd., Elmsford, NY 10523, 914-592-5680; Rye Town Hilton 12.6 miles from SLC), 699 Westchester Ave., Rye Brook, NY 10573, 914-939-6300; Hilton Tarrytown (11.1 miles from SLC), 455 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591, 914-631-5700 ; Holiday Inn, Yonkers (2.4 miles from SLC), 125 Tuckahoe Rd., Yonkers, NY 10710, 914-476-3800; Ramada Plaza Hotel , New Rochelle (5.3 miles from SLC), 1 Ramada Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801, 914-576-3700; Residence Inn by Marriott, New Rochelle (5.2 miles from SLC), 35 LeCount Pl., New Rochelle, NY 10801, 914-636-7888; Residence Inn by Marriot, White Plains (8.9 miles from SLC), 5 Barker Ave., White Plains, NY 10601, 914-761-7700; Royal Regency Hotel (2.1 miles from SLC), 165 Tuckahoe Rd., Yonkers, NY 10710, 914-476-6200 ; Summerfield Suites by Wyndham (12 miles from SLC), 101 Corporate Park Dr., White Plains, NY 10604, 914-251-9700; Wellesley Inn (12 miles from SLC), 540 Saw Mill River Rd., Elmsford, NY 10523, 914-592-3300.For additional places to stay as well as additional information about visiting the Westchester County and New York City areas please go to the official tourism websites. Westchester County: http://tourism.westchestergov.com/ New York City: http://www.nycvisit.com .