There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie Hudson

$16 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie 708 / ...

$23 - $35

Bus, train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 84 St to S Broadway/New Main St BxM3
  2. Take the train from Yonkers Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$28 - $56

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie 75.4 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Poughkeepsie is 64 miles. The road distance is 75.4 miles.

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The train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie takes 1 h 39 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Poughkeepsie. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Harlem-125th St. and arriving at Poughkeepsie. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$30 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 84 St to S Broadway/New Main St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info

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