There are 2 ways to get from Albany to Poughkeepsie by train or car

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Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$26 - $55

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Poughkeepsie 81.2 miles

$8 - $12

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Poughkeepsie, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Albany to Poughkeepsie every 3 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h. VIA Rail also services this route every 3 hours.

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Albany to Poughkeepsie?

The distance between Albany and Poughkeepsie is 107 km. The road distance is 130 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Albany to Poughkeepsie?

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Albany to Poughkeepsie?

The quickest way to get from Albany to Poughkeepsie is to train which takes 1 h and costs $26 - $55.

Is there a direct train between Albany and Poughkeepsie?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and arriving at Poughkeepsie Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

How long does it take to get from Albany to Poughkeepsie?

The train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.