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Duration 2h 4m
Distance 85.8 miles
Average price $35
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Poughkeepsie and Jamaica takes 2h 4m and the fastest train takes 1h 55m. The train service runs several times per day from Poughkeepsie to Jamaica. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
  2. Jamaica
1h 59m
$31 - $45

Poughkeepsie to Jamaica train times

Trains run every three hours between Poughkeepsie and Jamaica. The earliest departure is at 09:20 in the morning, and the last departure from Poughkeepsie is at 20:15 which arrives into Jamaica at 22:31. All services require a transfer at New York Penn Station and take an average of 2h 4m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Poughkeepsie to Jamaica? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie station to Jamaica. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station and arriving at Jamaica via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Jamaica is 70 miles. The road distance is 85.8 miles.

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Poughkeepsie to Jamaica train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station.

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Poughkeepsie to Jamaica train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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There are 7510+ hotels available in Jamaica. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Poughkeepsie and Jamaica?

Amtrak operates a train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 33m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
VIA Rail
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Poughkeepsie to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$18 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80

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