There are 5 ways to get from Ithaca to Poughkeepsie by bus, train, car, taxi 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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Bus, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$43 - $86

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Bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 212 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton to Poughkeepsie, NY Binghampton-Poughkeepsie

$42 - $70

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Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Poughkeepsie 184.9 miles

$18 - $27

Taxi to Elmira/Corning, fly to Newark, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ithaca to Elmira/Corning
  2. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Newark (EWR) ELM - EWR
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$178 - $542

Fly Ithaca to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ITH - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$304 - $771

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, Ny and arriving at Poughkeepsie, NY via Binghamton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Poughkeepsie is 142 miles. The road distance is 184.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Poughkeepsie without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Ithaca to Poughkeepsie, including transfers.

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Ithaca to Poughkeepsie bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Ithaca, Ny station.

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The quickest flight from Elmira/Corning Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Ithaca to Poughkeepsie bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Poughkeepsie, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Poughkeepsie is 185 miles. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Ithaca to Poughkeepsie.

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United Airlines offers flights from Elmira/Corning Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Poughkeepsie. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ithaca to Poughkeepsie.
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  • Distance: 142.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

What companies run services between Ithaca, NY, USA and Poughkeepsie, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Ithaca to Poughkeepsie via Binghamton, Ny and Binghamton in around 6 h 54 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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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 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 New York to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 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
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton to Poughkeepsie, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ithaca to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Ithaca Dispatch
Phone
+1 607-277-8294
Website
ithacataxi.biz
Green Hornet Taxi
Phone
+1 607-280-3779
Website
greenhornettaxicab.com
Collegetown Cab
Phone
+1 607-588-8888

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Ithaca Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs .

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