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“Don't Panic! You can do it...lol...Amtrak at Penn Station”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to transfer from Subway to NJ Transit, get route info, and plan a trip quickly. Signs literally bring you full circle around the station, and too bad if you miss one...like NYC subway signs of years ago...The subways transformed their information systems but Penn...More

Thank barry m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Station was very large and had so much going on at once. The boards were easy to follow and gates were easy to navigate. The location takes you out to the middle of the city where cabs or whatever transportation you’re needing is waiting....More

Thank chrystals1204
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used the station several times mainly to get to and from New Jersey. The thing which strikes me the most - god help us if there is a fire or any sort of crush because this station is so ill-prepared its scary. The staircases to...More

Thank liamkelly254
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to Madison Square Garden, historical New York post office, 5minute walk to Empire State Building. You can take trains to all over the US.

Thank Pe L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

32nd and 7th...enter in from Madison Square Garden. Follow the signs underground for Amtrak. Once you are in front of the Amtrak windows there will be a departure sign overhead that will list the track once the train gets in. Today it was about 20...More

3  Thank Charrie63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had recently seen a documentary on Penn Station and it being saved from demolition, etc. Thus, I thought it was going to be more like Grand Central Station with this wonderful, historic interior. It was not. It's just a bunch of shops, train entries,...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before I went I had been told that the place had been updated Not sure when that was or what got updated. Penn Station is filthy, suffocating hot, not user friendly. Bathroom was taken over by homeless using it as a shower. I went in...More

Thank Erick R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The infrastructure needs some overhauling, but it is convenient in a traditional way to commute withinGreater NYC Metropolitan area. Long Island Rail Road takes you from Penn Station to Jamaica Station, where you change trains for the JFK train. The cost is $12 versus $60...More

Thank JanuszRoman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Penn Station is very convenient with access to the Long Island Railroad, Amtrak and New Jersey Transit, also easy access to Madison Square Garden

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First tip - avoid rush hour !! We arrived at Penn Station via NJ Transit from Newark Airport. The journey was relatively easy - we used the ticket machine to purchase our tickets and asked for help along the way. Penn Station was busy on...More

Thank Jo P
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Kerryn2006
16 September 2018|
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Response from Pe L | Reviewed this property |
It may not seem long to walk from Penn station to Pod 39, but it is long in Nyc as each ave takes 5mins and each block takes a minute to walk. So this is how to calculate walk distance 7avenues+6blocks is equal to... More
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sushiguy79
23 July 2018|
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Response from sushiguy79 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, made a mistake. Should have been an answer to a question.
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Valerie L
25 April 2018|
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Response from Becki C | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are. I don't know which way you are coming from, but from the attached hotel, there is both an escalator and elevator. If you are inside the terminal, there is an elevator near McDonalds and probably more than... More
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