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There are 3 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie Hudson

$17 - $35

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie 748

$23 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie 78.6 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 drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Poughkeepsie. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central and arriving at Poughkeepsie. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Poughkeepsie is 66 miles. The road distance is 78.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie without a car is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs $17 - $35.

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The train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie takes 1 h 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Grand Central station.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs $17 - $35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie.
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  • Distance: 66 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

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

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
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

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Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Poughkeepsie station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Poughkeepsie station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Poughkeepsie. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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