Public Transit Bus:
The Public Transit Bus is operated by the Dutchess County Division of Transportation. The G Bus is the City of Beacon Intercity line that starts and ends at the Metro-North Train Station, making various stops along Main Street and other stops throughout the City. The Bus Route Schedule is available on the Dutchess County website. Feel free to scan the QR code below to down load the bus-tracking app! Enjoy The Beacon Free Loop, a video short.
Cold Spring – Beacon Trolley:
The Cold Spring/Beacon Trolley runs from the bandstand in the Village of Cold Spring through Main Street and up Route 9D to Mount Beacon in the City of Beacon. The trolley offers hikers, shoppers and other visitors a safe way to travel between the two municipalities on weekends. Cold Spring-Beacon Trolley Schedule
Metro-North Commuter Railroad:
The City of Beacon train station is part of the Metro-North Hudson Line. More information about commuting and traveling by train is available on the Metro North website.
In addition, Metro-North posts special service notifications, delays, shutdowns and a complete listing of train schedules and fares, including weekend and holiday changes.
Hudson River Ferry:
NY Waterway runs a Hudson River Ferry service between Beacon and Newburgh.
The following is a list of taxi cab companies that possess a City of Beacon medallion* and are authorized to pick up and drop off passengers within the City of Beacon.
*The City of Beacon does not endorse any of the listed companies but rather authorizes them to transport passengers within the City of Beacon through a taxi medallion system.
All Budget Taxi
Bookies Taxi Service