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.

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  6 h 11 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 / ...

$155 - $395

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie, NY 742

$44 - $74

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Train  •  6 h 35 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 / ...

$68 - $154

Bus via Hartford, Ct  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to New Haven, Ct
  3. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to White Plains, Ny
  4. Take the bus from White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C to Poughkeepsie

$47 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Poughkeepsie 200.2 miles

$19 - $29

Fly to Newark, train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$91 - $372

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 32 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 - $366

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 51 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 - $327

Fly to Albany, line 214 bus, train  •  5 h 56 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

$212 - $459

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Boston and Poughkeepsie is 155 miles. The road distance is 200.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Boston to Poughkeepsie, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Poughkeepsie, NY via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station 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 11 min.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Poughkeepsie. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Poughkeepsie.
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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 11 min

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 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Poughkeepsie via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, Ny in around 7 h 22 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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 5 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
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from New York to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 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
$150 - $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
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $27
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Hartford, Ct to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from New Haven, Ct to White Plains, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Leprechaun Lines
Phone
+1 845-565-7900
Email
info@leprechaunlines.com
Website
leprechaunlines.com
Bus from White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
leprechaunlines.com
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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