Travel Directions

By Bus
Take Short Line Bus, service between New York City (Port Authority) and Monroe, NY (Terminal: Mill Pond Pkwy), approximately 1 hour 20 minutes ride. Bus Schedule. Then take a taxi to Ananda Ashram, 10 minutes ride.
ashram residents

By Train
Take New Jersey Transit to Harriman, NY (with change over in Secaucus, NJ).
Train Schedule. Then take a taxi to Ananda Ashram.

Local Taxi

Monroe Taxi 845.782.8141
Village Taxi 845.783.6112
Beam's Taxi 845.783.4444

BY CAR

From New York City:
Take George Washington Bridge (45 miles from Ananda Ashram), go north on Palisades Parkway. Take exit 18 (on left) onto Rte 6 going west. Continue to Suffern/Newburgh exit. At the end of ramp turn left onto South 17. See Local Directions.

Or, go North on NY State Thruway (I-87 N) to Exit 16, Harriman. Take first right after toll booth, following the sign to Harriman, and at the end of ramp turn left onto South 17. See Local Directions.

From New Jersey:
North on Rte. 17 to 17M (near Harriman, NY). After 1/2 mile, turn left at traffic light (at gas station) onto Harriman Heights Road. Continue with Local Directions.

From the North
South on NY State Thruway (I-87) to Exit 16, Harriman. Take first right after toll booth following the sign to Harriman. At the end of ramp turn left onto South 17. See Local Directions.

From the East
West on I-84; south on NY State Thruway ( I-87) to Exit 16, Harriman. Take first right after toll booth, following the sign to Harriman. At the end of ramp turn left onto South 17. See Local Directions.

From the West
East on I-84 or Rte. 6, then east on Rte. 17 & 6 to Exit 131. Turn right onto South 17 at light. See Local Directions.

Local Directions
South on Rte. 17. Drive approximately 1/2 mile, go under railway overpass (second overpass) and take immediate right onto Grove Street. Drive straight through village of Harriman to traffic light at gas station and Rte 17M. Go straight ahead, up the hill, continuing on Harriman Heights Road for 1.3 miles, past Sapphire Elementary School on your right. Take next left onto Sapphire Road. Turn into second driveway on left, Ananda Ashram's main entrance. Ahead is our Main House and reception.

By Plane
Several airlines go to Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, NY, 30 minutes from Ananda Ashram. (No public transportation is available to and from the airport.)

From LaGuardia and JF Kennedy Airports, take Express Bus to Manhattan: to Port Authority for Short Line Bus to Monroe, NY, or to Penn Station for NJ Transit train to Harriman, NY.

From Newark Int'l Airport, take NJ Transit train to Harriman, NY.

Ananda Ashram / Yoga Society of New York:
13 Sapphire Road, Monroe NY 10950
phone: 845.782.5575

email: ananda@anandaashram.org