There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Poughkeepsie by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$103 - $206

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to White Plains, NY OurBus Intercity Prime
  2. Take the bus from Westchester - Verizon to Poughkeepsie

$28 - $49

7 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 39 min

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

$69 - $139

Bus, train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to White Plains, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tarrytown to Poughkeepsie Hudson

$42 - $91

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Poughkeepsie 200.2 miles

$19 - $29

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$88 - $313

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$92 - $352

Fly to Albany, line 214 bus, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Albany (ALB) BOS - ALB
  2. Take the line 214 bus from State St & Eagle St to East St & Herrick St
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$213 - $430

Fly to Newark, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$87 - $352

Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Poughkeepsie is 247 km. The road distance is 320 km.

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Boston to Poughkeepsie is to drive which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $19 - $29.

No, there is no direct train from Boston to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Poughkeepsie Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Poughkeepsie via Tarrytown Rd @ Central Ave and Westchester - Verizon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Boston to Poughkeepsie, including transfers.

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Poughkeepsie, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Boston to Poughkeepsie via New York Penn Station in around 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Poughkeepsie via White Plains, NY, Tarrytown Rd @ Central Ave, Westchester Ave @ Wm Butcher Bridge, and Westchester - Verizon in around 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Tarrytown to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$19 - $21
Onboard
$19 - $27
At station
$16 - $20
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to White Plains, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Schedules at
ourbus.com
Leprechaun Lines
Phone
+1 845-565-7900
Email
info@leprechaunlines.com
Website
leprechaunlines.com
Bus from Westchester - Verizon to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
leprechaunlines.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to White Plains, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from State St & Eagle St to East St & Herrick St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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