Getting to Kadampa Meditation Center New York is easy! By car, you can arrive from New York City in about 2 hours depending on traffic. Getting here by public transit is another good option. Both train and bus options are available from NYC and other major transportation hubs. Use the links below to explore your travel options.

If you are arriving by train or bus, Uber, Lift and taxis are extremely limited in this area. We recommend calling and reserving a taxi in advance of your arrival (i.e. call the day before) if you need to take one from a train or bus station to the center.

By Train

New Jersey Transit to Port Jervis, NY from the New York City area, including Newark Airport and New York Penn Station.

By Bus

There are two local stops with Coach USA from Port Authority:
Matamoras, PA: Stops at the Best Western where you can wait in the lobby for a taxi. Approximately a $30 taxi ride from here to KMC NY
Port Jervis, NY: Stops at a parking lot. Approximately a $20 taxi ride from here to KMC NY

By Air

Recommended Airport: Newark (EWR) – approx. 1 hr 50 min away

New Jersey Transit from Newark Airport Station to Port Jervis, NY. For more information visit

Additional Nearby Airport: Wilkes Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) – approx. 1 hr 15 min away |

Taxi Service

J & L Taxi Service: 
(845) 856-3544

JP Taxi: 
(845) 281-8970

The cost of a taxi is approximately $30 (cash only) from Port Jervis, NY. Due to limited service, you must reserve your taxi in advance.

There is also limited Lyft service in the area.

If you have any questions about the taxi service, please call the office at 845-856-9000.

J & L Taxi Service is located across the street from Burger King which is near the train station.


Group and School Visits

Group and School Visits

Group Visits & School Field TripsStandard Group Visits includes: Group tours focusing on the imagery and symbolism contained within the Temple, a brief history of Buddha’s life and an explanation of how the Temple and its grounds are used by people seeking peace...

Food & Dining

Food & Dining

Food & DiningCommunity Meals Where you find a strong spiritual community, you also find good food! Our home-cooked vegetarian meals are served in our community dining room in the main building. Vegan and wheat-free options are usually offered at each meal. When...

Working Visits & Volunteering

Working Visits & Volunteering

Working Visits & VolunteeringWorking Visits Our working visit program is a great way to experience life at Kadampa Meditation Center New York and put your compassion into action. In exchange for 35 hours of voluntary work, working visitors can receive dormitory...



AccommodationsStaying at the Center Onsite accommodation is available for those attending courses or for those who wish to come and take a spiritual break. You do not need to attend a course to stay at the center, however rooms are subject to availability. The center...

Contact Us


(845) 856-9000
9am-5pm Monday - Friday


47 Sweeney Rd
Glen Spey, NY 12737