Transportation to Ursuline

Public School District Service

Several Westchester local public school districts provide bus service to students who attend schools outside of their districts, if those schools are more than 3 miles, but not more than 15 miles from the students' homes. Residents must contact their school districts, not the city hall, for this service by April 1st for the following school year.

The districts that currently provide this service are:

Ardsley, Briarcliff Manor, Blind Brook, Bronxville, Dobbs Ferry, Eastchester, Elmsford, Greenburgh, Harrison, Hastings, Irvington, Mt. Pleasant, Mamaroneck, Pelham, Port Chester, Rye Neck, Scarsdale, Tarrytown, Tuckahoe, Valhalla.

Transportation is not provided by the cities of Mt. Vernon, New Rochelle, Rye, White Plains or Yonkers.

Larchmont Van Service (Metro North New Haven line)

We are offering van service in 2017 -18 for students who wish to ride Metro North’s New Haven Line from Manhattan, Bronx, Mt. Vernon, Mamaroneck, Larchmont, Harrison, Rye, Port Chester and Connecticut with a pick up/drop off location at the Larchmont station. Morning pick up at 7:30am and afternoon return leaving at 3:15pm. The form may be downloaded here. Please submit it by May 26.

Questions may be directed to Mrs. Carolsue Tarshis at (914) 500-6214 or at tarshisc@ursulinenewrochelle.org

Crestwood Van Service from Metro North Harlem Line

This van service is for students who ride Metro North’s Harlem Line from Manhattan, Bronx, White Plains and Upstate. The morning pickups are 7:00 am, 7:15 am and 7:30 am. The afternoon return trips are at 3:05 pm and 5:00 pm. There is no 5:00 pm van on Fridays or the day before a school holiday.

If you are interested in registering for the Crestwood Van, please download the application here and submit the application with your check by May 26 to Mrs. Carolsue Tarshis in the Front Office.

Bee Line Bus to or from Metro North New Haven Line

Students who commute north or south on this line can connect with #45 Bee-Line buses. The Bee-Line #45 bus is available to transport students from the New Rochelle Metro North’s train station at Huguenot and Bridge Street to the North Avenue stop which is located across the street from our school’s main entrance. The 6:59 am bus arrives at The Ursuline School North Avenue stop at 7:28 am. Please check for additional times of the #45 bus by calling 914-813-7777.

Afternoon Stop

Available to Ursuline students this year, the Bee Line Bus System will be passing Ursuline during the school week at approximately 3:04 pm. This bus travels directly to the New Rochelle Metro North station and students may take advantage of this alternate transportation to downtown New Rochelle by using this Bee Line bus. Students can purchase a Metro Card at many stores for use on the bus. For more information, call 914 813-7777.

Buses from the Bronx

NYC Board of Education provides free Metro Cards to all New York City students who ride the Bronx MTA buses. Metro Cards are available through our school by contacting Ms. Michele Curran in the Main Office.
Some county bus routes (#42, 60 & 61) service the Bronx and connect with the Bee-Line #45 at North Avenue and Bridge Street in New Rochelle. Students have to purchase the Metro Cards that are accepted on these buses.
Students who ride any county Bee-Line bus can use a Metro Card that can be purchased at many stores. For additional information, please call 914-813-7777.

Commercial Van Service (contracted by families)

Some families have private contracts with commercial van services. For more information and costs, please call: LT Transportation at 914-667-8018 (ask for Miss Johnnie or Erica) or All Ways East Transportation at 914-965-6776 (ask for Judy or Marlena).

Car Pool

Please contact the Admissions office for assistance with locating families that may also be interested in a car pool.

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