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Grand Central Terminal is the most extraordinary public space in New York City. Opened to the public in 1913, this historic train terminal is a world-famous landmark in Midtown. Its rich history is a story of immense wealth and great engineering...more
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89 E 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017-5503
(212) 340-2583
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Reviewed yesterday

A railway station with a difference! It has several food eating places, an interesting whispering gallery, an oyster bar and an old fashioned but fascinating bar called Campbell Apartment - try finding it - it's a challenge but worthwhile. Oh, it has platforms for trains...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful building, great people watching and a great spot for lunch with lots of choice. Amazing station concourse too!

Thank LucyBCBarnwell
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are visiting NYC with kids you must make a quick stop through Grand Central for one reason. The Whispering Tunnel. There is a square corridor of archways where you can bury your head into one corner and talk very softly and the way...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unbelievable how big this station is. The design and effort that's gone into it is amazing. It has a shopping centre, a food court and over 100 platforms.

Thank Deano7814
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My iPhone was out of battery and I didn’t have converter and cable with me. Even Starbucks can’t save me until a policemen told me the apple store right there. Saved my iPhone saved my life! I charged my iPhone there and booked hotel, replied...More

Thank judywang2004
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here on a few occasions, staff are really helpful and friendly. Architecture in main station is beautiful. Lots of shops and places to eat, great place.

Thank sharonjem2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Every major city has old an railway center. Few have kept it a majestic building like this. The Main Waiting Room is step back in Art Deco time. Championed by Jackie Kennedy to be brought back to the glory it was. A little secret -...More

Thank ivykarkut
Reviewed 2 days ago

A station? It's far from just a station, an amazing building with plenty of food vendors to suit every taste, from classic New York style deli to Caribbean curry goat. Higher end steak restaurants on the upper floors where you can just take in the...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful architecture that is worth a visit, lots of great food and drink places too. Might possibly be the most beautiful train station ever! Worth a visit.

Thank Melanie D
Reviewed 2 days ago

When you enter the terminal, you feel like you're in a movie looking at the magnificent structure from top to bottom. However, as you go down the levels, the place starts to look a little nasty and poor-looking, especially the food court area. Other than...More

Thank Ethan G
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Gina G
April 14, 2018|
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Response from Margo B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know.
Gina G
April 14, 2018|
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Response from GrandCentralNYC | Property representative |
Hi Gina G -- please visit Metro-North Railroad's website to view Train Schedules. You will want to look at the Hudson line for train times to Beacon, NY.
Allen S
March 17, 2018|
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Response from KatherineQ | Reviewed this property |
not sure how far the actual store is but Penn Station is likely your best option from BWI to NYC. Once at Penn Station take a cab--faster.