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There are 5 ways to get from Kingston to Manhattan by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Rhinecliff-Kingston Amtrak to New York Penn Station Adirondack / ...

$87 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingston Hospital to Poughkeepsie Train Station Kpl
  2. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St. Hudson

$18 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rosendale to New York, NY Phk 0711/Adt 0121 / ...

$22 - $32

Bus Coach USA  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingston Hospital to Poughkeepsie Train Station Kpl
  2. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie, NY - to New York, Ny Marist College-Port Authority / ...

$26 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Kingston to Manhattan 98.8 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Kingston to Manhattan is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kingston to Manhattan is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kingston to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Rt 32 @ Golden Hill Dr. and arriving at New York, NY via Rosendale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Kingston and Manhattan is 79 miles. The road distance is 98.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Kingston to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $85 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Kingston to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Kingston to Manhattan bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Rosendale station.

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The best way to get from Kingston to Manhattan is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $85 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Kingston to Manhattan bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at New York, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kingston to Manhattan is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Kingston to Manhattan.

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  • Distance: 79.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between Kingston, NY, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Kingston to Manhattan every 2 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 51 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Kingston to Manhattan every 2 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rhinecliff-Kingston Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rhinecliff to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$23 - $26
Bus operators
Ulster County Area Transit
Phone
1-888-827-8228
Email
ucat@co.ulster.ny.us
Website
ulstercountyny.gov
Bus from Kingston Hospital to Poughkeepsie Train Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ulstercountyny.gov
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rosendale to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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