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.
New Jersey Transit to Port Jervis, NY from the New York City area, including Newark Airport and New York Penn Station.
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
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 www.njtransit.com
Additional Nearby Airport: Wilkes Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) – approx. 1 hr 15 min away | flyavp.com
J & L Taxi Service: (845) 856-3544
The cost of a taxi is approximately $30 from Port Jervis, NY. If you are unable to reserve a taxi, please call the office at 845-856-9000 and let us know your arrival time into Port Jervis, as we may be able to help you find a ride. If you get stuck at the station, please call; if we are not in, please leave a voicemail or email firstname.lastname@example.org, as we check them frequently.
J & L Taxi Service is located across the street from Burger King which is near the train station.
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 & 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 & 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 break. You do not need to attend a course to stay at the center. The center is open to guests throughout the year. Rooms are...
9am-5pm Monday - Friday
47 Sweeney Rd
Glen Spey, NY 12737