There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Highland by train, bus or car
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Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to New Paltz
Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
Drive from Manhattan to Highland
Manhattan to Highland by train and bus
The journey time between Manhattan and Highland is around 3h 10m and covers a distance of around 76 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 31m. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 52m. Operated by Amtrak and Ulster County Area Transit, the Manhattan to Highland service departs from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arrives in Rt 9W @ Haviland-Tillson Rd. Typically 55 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Manhattan to Highland train and bus schedules
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- There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Highland is 800-232-4636.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Highland is recommended.
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Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cost-effective way to get from Manhattan to Highland is to drive, which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 34m.
The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Highland is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 34m.
No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Highland. However, there are services departing from New York, Port Authority and arriving at Rt 9W @ Haviland-Tillson Rd via New Paltz Trailways. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.
The distance between Manhattan and Highland is 65 miles. The road distance is 78.3 miles.
The best way to get from Manhattan to Highland without a car is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs $27 - $40.
It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Manhattan to Highland, including transfers.
Manhattan to Highland bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New York, Port Authority station.
The best way to get from Manhattan to Highland is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs $27 - $40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $65 and takes 2h 51m.
Manhattan to Highland bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at New Paltz station.
Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Highland is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Manhattan to Highland.
What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Highland, NY, USA?
Amtrak operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 25m. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from New York, Port Authority to New Paltz 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $65 and the journey takes 1h 35m.
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.
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 25m
- Estimated price
- $26 - $40
- Schedules at
- Coach Seat
- $26 - $40
- $180 - $260
- Flexi Coach Seat
- $35 - $60
- Business Seat
- $35 - $55
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