There are 4 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie by train, bus or car

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Train Amtrak  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$17 - $55

Cheapest option

Train Metro-North Railroad (MNR)  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie Hudson

$13 - $36

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie 708 / ...

$23 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie 78.2 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs $17 - $55.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Poughkeepsie is 106 km. The road distance is 125 km.

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The train from New York to Poughkeepsie Amtrak takes 1 h 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Poughkeepsie. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York and arriving at Poughkeepsie Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Poughkeepsie, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie every 3 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
$80 - $120
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
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
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$11 - $13
Onboard
$17 - $23
At station
$18 - $22
Bus operators

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