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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Rhinecliff Amtrak Station

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to Rosendale

3 alternative options

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to Kingston Hospital

Train, bus via Harlem-125th St.

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Kingston

Manhattan to Kingston by bus

The bus journey time between Manhattan and Kingston is around 2h 54m and covers a distance of around 93 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 54 min. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 10m. Operated by Trailways New York, Jump Around Carson and Ulster County Area Transit, the Manhattan to Kingston bus service departs from New York, Port Authority and arrives in Rt 32 @ Golden Hill Dr.. Typically 25 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
2h
Layover time:
54 min
Total time:
2h 54m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
2h 10m
Bus distance:
93 miles
Buses per week:
25
Cheapest price:
$21
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:30
Last bus departs at:
20:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Kingston bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Kingston is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from Manhattan to Kingston is to drive which takes 1h 43m and costs $9 - $14.

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

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The distance between Manhattan and Kingston is 79 miles. The road distance is 94.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Kingston without a car is to train which takes 1h 56m and costs $80 - $110.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Manhattan to Kingston, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Kingston is to train which takes 1h 56m and costs $80 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $70 and takes 3h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Kingston is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Manhattan to Kingston.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Kingston.
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  • Distance: 79.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 56m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Rhinecliff Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 38m. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from New York, Port Authority to Rosendale every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $65 and the journey takes 1h 50m.

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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Rhinecliff Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to Rosendale
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Ulster County Area Transit
Phone
1-888-827-8228
Email
ucat@co.ulster.ny.us
Website
ulstercountyny.gov
Bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to Kingston Hospital
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
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