Insider's Guide to Metro-North train station parking

Guide to Metro North Train Station Parking in Westchester

Obtaining parking permits at Westchester Metro North train stations can be confusing.  Every Metro North station parking lot has its own regulations, some parking permits are only available to residents while others are available to non-residents.  Some parking lots have multi-year waitlists while others have a shorter waitlist.  We did the research for you.  Here is a guide to Metro North train station parking in Westchester County.

Guide to Metro-North Train Station Parking in Westchester
Mamaroneck Metro North station

Ardsley-on-Hudson Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Ardsley-on-Hudson Metro North Station

Irvington residents can get parking permits to park at the Ardsley-on-Hudson Metro North station. Parking permits are available to Irvington residents to park in the lot at the Ardsley-on-Hudson Railroad station. Non-residents are not eligible for parking permits. There is a waitlist to secure a parking permit at the Ardsley-on-Hudson station. You should submit an application to the Irvington Village Clerk to get a parking permit.

Bronxville Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Bronxville Metro North Station

Bronxville Parking permits are only available to residents of the Village of Bronxville.  You can buy a Bronxville Resident Parking permit which allows you to park at the spots designated for residents only but you will still need to feed the meters (this option is great for those of you who don’t need to take the train every day). Another option is to buy a Resident Parking Permit plus a Prepaid Commuter Buyout.  This means you don’t need to make daily payments (this option is convenient for those of you taking the train daily).  The Parking permits are issued on a first come/first served basis.  The year starts October 1st-September 30th.  Existing Commuter parking permit holders will have to renew prior to September 30th to keep their permit.  After that, permits are sold on a first come/first served basis.

Bronxville Metro North Station Daily Parking

Daily metered parking are available for residents with Resident Parking permit.

Chappaqua Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Chappaqua Metro North Station

 Chappaqua train station parking permits are available from the Town of New Castle. Chappaqua residents and non-residents can apply for parking permits.

Daily Parking at Chappaqua Metro North Station

Parking rules are in effect at the Chappaqua Metro North Station from Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Parking is free after 6 pm.

Crestwood Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Crestwood Metro North station

The municipal parking lots at the Crestwood Metro North station are managed by The Village of Tuckahoe. Annual parking permits can be purchased for the municipal parking lots at the Crestwood Metro North station via the Village of Tuckahoe.

Dobbs Ferry Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Dobbs Ferry Metro North Station

Dobbs Ferry parking permits are only for Dobbs Ferry residents.  There is little or no wait for the permit and there is a limit of 2 permits per household.  For more information, call 914-693-5500 or visit the Village of Dobbs Ferry website.

Dobbs Ferry Metro North Station Daily Parking

Non-residents who are looking to park near the Dobbs Ferry Metro North station can park on the streets adjacent to the Northbound side of the station on Palisade Street and High Street.  There are 12 hours meter parking that accepts cash and credit cards.

Fleetwood Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Fleetwood Metro North Station

Commuters looking to get parking permits at the Fleetwood Metro North station can purchase parking permits at the municipal lots by the Fleetwood Metro North station. Parking at the Fleetwood station is managed by Mt. Vernon Parking Authority.

Goldens Bridge Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Goldens Bridge Metro North Train Station

Commuters can park at the Goldens Bridge Metro North train station. Non-residents can apply to get a parking permit at the Goldens Bridge train station. Parking at Goldens Bridge train station is managed by LAZ Parking.

Harrison Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Harrison Metro North Station

Harrison train station parking permit is available only to Town/Village of Harrison residents.  There is a waitlist of approximately 2 years for the parking permit.  For more information, call 914-670-3030 or visit the Town of Harrison website.

Harrison Metro North Station Daily Parking

There are daily parking spaces available at the Harrison Metro North train station. If you are parking on the southbound side, you will have to go to the Clerk’s office and purchase a daily pass.  Only residents can purchase daily passes.  If you are parking on the northbound side there is meter parking available for 16 hours or for 24 hours.

Hartsdale Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Hartsdale Metro North Station

Hartsdale commuter parking permits are only available to residents of the Unincorporated Town of Greenburgh.  It’s important to note that if you are within walking distance of the train station, you are not eligible for parking permits.  There is little or no wait to get a Hartsdale Resident Commuter Parking permit.  The permits are sold on an annual or quarterly basis.  Residents submit an application to park in one of the 4 parking lots.  There is a limit of 2 permits per household.  For more information, please call 914-723-1026 or visit the Hartsdale Public Parking District website.

Hartsdale Metro North Station Daily Parking

If you are not a resident of Unincorporated Town of Greenburgh, then you must use the 15 hour pay stations open to non-residents available at Lots B&D.

Katonah Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Katonah Metro North Train Station

Commuters can get a non-resident parking permit to park at the Katonah Metro North station. The Katonah commuter parking lot located at 50 Woods Bridge Road (lot 3) is available for non-residents. However, there is a waitlist to get a parking permit at the Katonah Metro North station. There is a limited number of non-resident parking permits and preferences are given to Town of Bedford residents. There is also a waitlist to get a parking permit at the Katonah station for Katonah residents and the town of Bedford residents. Commuters can apply for a parking permit at the Katonah Metro North Train station.

Irvington Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Irvington Metro North Train Station

Irvington residents can get parking permits to park at the Irvington Metro North station. Parking permits are available at the Irvington Metro North station parking lots. Commuters from Irvington station can park at the Aqueduct lot located on Main Street, the South Buckhout Street lot, and the E. Sunnyside Lane lot. Non-residents are not eligible for parking permits. There is a waitlist to secure parking permits at these lots. You should submit an application to the Irvington Village Clerk to get a parking permit.

Larchmont Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Annual Parking Permits at the Larchmont Metro North Station

Larchmont train station annual parking permits are available to Village of Larchmont residents on a first-come/first-served basis.  The fiscal year is from June 1st to May 31st.  Parking permits for existing permit holders do not automatically renew.  Every year, prior to June 1st, parking permits are resold on a first-come/first-served basis giving new residents a chance to get a permit.  The annual parking permit is for Lot 1 which is located on the Connecticut-bound side.  

Larchmont Metro North station Daily Parking

There is daily meter parking at the Larchmont Metro North station. Daily parking is available in Lot 3 on the New York-bound side.  In order to park in Lot 3, you can either get a Daily meter parking permit which will still require you to pay the $6/day parking fee or a combined parking permit which will allow you to park at Lot 3 without having to pay the daily $6 fee.  For more information, please call the Village clerk at 914-834-6230 or visit the Village of Larchmont website.

Mamaroneck Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Mamaroneck Metro North Station

Mamaroneck annual parking permits are issued on a first-come/first-served basis.  The year starts March 1st-February 28th. Existing parking permit holders will have the chance to renew their permit by mail prior to March 1st and any unsold spots will be available on a first-come/first-served basis on March 1st.  No preference is given to Village of Mamaroneck residents versus non-residents.  For more information, you can 914-777-7722 or visit the Village of Mamaroneck website.

Mamaroneck Metro North Station Daily Parking

Daily metered parking is available at the Mamaroneck Metro North station but these spaces usually fill up by 7:30 am.

Mount Vernon East Metro North Train Station Parking

How to get Parking Permits at the Mount Vernon East Station

Commuters can purchase parking permits to park at the Mount Vernon East station. The parking lots at Mount Vernon East station are managed by Mt. Vernon Parking Authority and LAZ Parking. LAZ Parking can be reached at 888-682-PARK.

Mount Vernon West Metro North Train Station Parking

How to get Parking Permits at the Mount Vernon West Station

Commuters can purchase parking permits to park at the Mount Vernon West station. The parking lots at Mount Vernon West station are managed by Yonkers Parking Authority and they can be reached at 914-965-2467.

New Rochelle Metro North Train Station Parking

How to get Parking Permits at the New Rochelle Metro North Station

There are several options to obtain parking permits at the New Rochelle Metro North station. If you want to park at the lot by the train station, you will have to put yourself on the waitlist for the New Rochelle transit center lot. However, the waitlist does move and can take a year or so to get a spot (example: recently, there were 132 people on the waitlist but 59 spaces became available).  Permits at the New Rochelle transit center give you access to the parking lot 24/7. 

Another option is to park at the New Roc Garage which is 1.5 blocks from the train station.  There are usually spots available at this garage.  If you live less than a quarter-mile from the garage, you are considered a resident and can apply for the resident permit which gives you access to the garage 24/7.  While if you live more than a quarter-mile, you are considered a business commuter which means you only have access to the garage from 6am-8pm.  If you are parking outside those hours, you have to pay for the additional hours via the Park Mobile app.  You can add your name to the waitlist online.

New Rochelle Metro North Station Daily Parking

Daily parking spots are available at the New Rochelle transit center on a first-come/first-served basis.

Guide to Metro-North Train Station Parking in Westchester
New Rochelle Metro North station

Pelham Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Pelham Metro North Station

Parking at the Pelham Metro-North train station parking is very limited.  There is a multi-year waitlist for the Pelham resident parking permit. The chances of getting a spot are almost impossible. For example, in Lot 1 which is closest to the train station, there are only 29 spaces available with a waitlist of over 100 people and usually zero new open spaces available. To be placed on the waitlist, you can email info@pelhamgov.com.  You can call the Village Clerk’s Office at 914-231-3320 for more information or visit the Village of Pelham website.  

Another option for parking at the Pelham Metro North station is to park at the lot managed by Laz Parking. There is a waitlist at the Laz Parking lot.  You can call Laz Parking at 1-888-682-7275 for more details.

Port Chester Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Port Chester Metro North Station

There is a waitlist for the parking lot by the train station and the parking garage at the Waterfront at Port Chester (2nd floor), however, the waitlist does move.  In order to be placed on the waitlist for the lot by the train station, you must first be a permit holder for the garage parking (Waterfront at Port Chester location).  Both residents and non-residents of Port Chester are eligible for the parking permits.  Please call 1-888-682-PARK for more information.

Port Chester Metro North Station Daily Parking

There are meter parking available at the Waterfront at Port Chester (2nd Floor), parking garage. The Waterfront parking garage is a few minutes walk from the Port Chester Metro North Train station platform.

Purdy’s Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Purdy’s Metro North Train Station

Commuters can park at the Purdy’s Metro North train station. Non-residents can buy a parking permit for the Purdy’s train station. Parking at Purdy’s train station is managed by LAZ parking.

Rye Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Rye Metro North Station

Rye train station parking permit has a waitlist of 10-17 years.  However, if you are a resident of the City of Rye, you can apply for a parking permit in the Highland/Purchase Lot and Cedar/Purchase Lot.  Note that the Town of Rye is different from the City of Rye. For more information, please call the Town Clerk at 914-967-7371.  If you are interested in a spot, you should also sign up for the Rye Commuter Parking Updates Distribution list where you will receive emails sent out by the Clerk’s Office regarding commuter parking.

Rye Metro North Station Daily Parking

There are 12 hours meter parking spaces by the train station that is available on a first-come/first-served basis.  However, these meter spaces are usually filled by the 7am train.  The parking fee is $5 for 12 hours.  Many residents ride their Vespas and park at the grassy knoll.  Otherwise, they venture to nearby train stations of Harrison or Port Chester.

Scarsdale Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Scarsdale Metro North Station

Scarsdale annual parking permits are very limited and issued via a lottery or on a first-come/first-served basis depending on the garage.  The year starts July 1st-June 30th.  An existing parking permit holder will not receive a guaranteed annual renewal. Parking permit issuing starts fresh every year. There is an annual open application process.

Christie Place Garage permits are distributed via a lottery while Freightway Garage permits are issued on a first-come/first-served basis. Village of Scarsdale residents can apply to Christie Place Garage and Freightway Garage.  Non-village of Scarsdale residents can only apply to Freightway Garage with Scarsdale residents given priority.  It’s important to note that anyone residing in Scarsdale PO addresses are considered non-residents (read this if you are confused about Scarsdale PO vs. Non-Scarsdale PO).  Be on the lookout for information and parking permit applications in the middle of May.  For more information, you can call the village clerk at 914-722-1175 or visit the Village of Scarsdale website.

You can also get a monthly pass at the ProPark America commuter lot at 20 Freightway.  This lot is open to both residents and non-residents.  There is a waitlist of approximately 2-3 months.  Call 914-472-0240 for more information.

Scarsdale Metro North Station Daily Parking

Daily parking at the Scarsdale Metro North station is available at the metered lot. However, if you plan to park before 11 am, you will need to have a meter permit.  The meter permit is only available to Village of Scarsdale residents and there is no wait on the meter permit.  Daily meter parking fee is $1.00/hour for the first 4 hours and $0.75/hour thereafter.  You can also park daily at the ProPark America commuter lot at 20 Freightway, however the lot usually fills up by 9am.

Tuckahoe Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the Tuckahoe Metro North station

Parking at the Tuckahoe Metro North station are also managed by The Village of Tuckahoe. Annual parking permits can be purchased for the municipal lots at the Crestwood Metro North station via the Village of Tuckahoe.

White Plains Metro North Train Station Parking

How to Get Parking Permits at the White Plains Metro North Station

The parking lot at the White Plains train station has a very long waitlist.  It will be almost impossible to get a spot.  This waitlist is only open to White Plains residents.  Another alternative is the Lexington-Grove East West Parking Garage (the lot at Galleria at White Plains mall) is located a few blocks from the train station and there are typically open spots.  This lot is open to both residents and non-residents of White Plains.  Please call 914-422-1391 for more information.

White Plains Metro North Station Daily Parking

Daily parking is available at the Lexington- Grove East West parking garage lot.

Did you know? White Plains Metro North train station has the most trains to NYC. We did an analysis.

What about Westchester Towns without Metro North Train Stations?

Both Purchase and Rye Brook don’t have metro-north train stations. Here are our suggestions for Purchase residents and for Rye Brook residents.

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