Summer Ango Transportation Directions



Grail Conference Center
119 Duncan Avenue
Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York 12520
Telephone: Conference Center (845) 534-8889
Office (845) 534-2031 or (845) 534-8495

Driving Directions

From New York City:

From the George Washington Bridge take the Palisades Parkway North to Bear Mountain Circle about 36 miles. At Mountain Circle take 9W North for 10 miles. (Be careful not to exit onto Route 218 before this.) Exit right onto Route 218 Cornwall. Turn left at blinking light. Turn right onto Duncan Avenue (across from the bandstand). Go up Duncan Avenue for about one-half mile. The Grail is on the left.

From New Jersey:

Garden State Parkway or Route 287 to NY Thruway (follow signs to Albany). Exit 16 to Harriman. Right onto Route 32, drive 10 miles. Turn right to Cornwall, Route 107. Turn onto Hasbrouck Avenue at traffic circle. Turn left on Ridge Road (top of the hill at the Golf Course). Ridge Road becomes Duncan Avenue. The Grail is on the right, approximately 1 mile.

Train transportation

From New York City:

Metro North Railroad
(212) 532-4900
From Grand Central Station, the Hudson Line goes to Beacon, N.Y. There are trains approximately every hour beginning in the early morning. You can access the schedule on the Web at: and entering your preferred date and time of travel between Grand Central Station and Beacon, N.Y.

In Beacon, there are a number of taxi services out of Newburgh to take you across the river to Cornwall. It is about 10 miles. The cost will vary between taxi services ranging from around $20-$30. Taxis are usually available at the Beacon station, or call:

Newburgh Beacon
(845) 561-5000
Tony’s Taxi
(845) 562-7444
Victor’s Taxi II (Mini Vans Available)
(845) 565-6123
J-Ris Taxi II
(845) 565-8989
Peru Star Taxi
(845) 561-3160
Bob’s Taxi
(845) 561-8330
Puebla Taxi
(845) 561-8686

Bus transportation

The Shortline Bus Coach USA leaves from the Port Authority terminal at 8th Ave and 41st St. The bus to Cornwall runs less regularly than the bus to Newburgh. The trip is approximately one hour and a half. For information and schedules, call Shortline at (800) 631-8405. The number for Port Authority is (212) 736-4700. Click here for a PDF Schedule.

The bus stop in Cornwall is a half-mile from Grail House. From the bandstand, walk up Duncan Avenue, or call a taxi service.

From Newburgh, you can call one of the Newburgh taxi services listed above.

*Please check when purchasing your tickets that the bus will stop in Cornwall. (service to Cornwall is not available at all times, please see PDF schedule above)

Ride Sharing and Assistance

If you are driving to/from the Grail House and can offer a ride to other Ango participants, we will post a sign-up sheet in the Zendo. If you need a ride, please contact individuals offering a ride and work out the details together.

If you have questions that you are unable to answer on your own, please feel to contact Ryoshin at