There are 6 ways to get from Amherst to New Paltz by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, 0313-0403 via Albany, Ny  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the 0313-0403 from Albany, NY to New Paltz, NY Adt 0313 / ...

$43 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus, 0313-0403  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, MA to Albany, NY 0410 / ...
  2. Take the 0313-0403 from Albany, NY to New Paltz, NY Adt 0313 / ...

$42 - $67

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Kingston, NY Adt 0407 / ...

$52 - $97

Train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$120 - $205

Bus via New York, Ny  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to New York, Ny 2015 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to New Paltz, NY Phk 0707 / ...

$48 - $89

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Amherst to New Paltz 152.6 miles

$14 - $22

What companies run services between Amherst, MA, USA and New Paltz, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Amherst to New Paltz via Springfield, MA, Springfield, Ma, Albany, Ny, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station, Albany Bus Terminal, and Albany, NY in around 5 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amherst to New Paltz via Springfield, MA, Springfield Amtrak, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak, and Poughkeepsie Amtrak in around 6 h 24 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Springfield, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New Paltz, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Kingston, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to New Paltz, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield, MA to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Amherst to New Paltz?

The distance between Amherst and New Paltz is 147 km. The road distance is 244 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amherst to New Paltz?

The cheapest way to get from Amherst to New Paltz is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Amherst to New Paltz?

The quickest way to get from Amherst to New Paltz is to drive which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $14 - $22.

Is there a direct bus between Amherst and New Paltz?

No, there is no direct bus from Amherst to New Paltz. However, there are services departing from Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street and arriving at New Paltz, NY via Springfield, Ma, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station and Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 56 min.

How long does it take to get from Amherst to New Paltz?

It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Amherst to New Paltz, including transfers.