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There are 2 ways to get from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie by train or car

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Train  •  1h 46m

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

$15 - $40

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Drive  •  1h 34m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie 74.9 miles

$7 - $11

Manhattan to Poughkeepsie by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and Poughkeepsie is around 1h 41m and covers a distance of around 69 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 23m. Operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR) and Amtrak, the Manhattan to Poughkeepsie train service departs from Harlem-125th St. and arrives in Poughkeepsie. Typically 234 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Poughkeepsie is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 34m.

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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 1h 46m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Poughkeepsie is 64 miles. The road distance is 74.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie without a car is to train which takes 1h 46m and costs $15 - $40.

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The train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie takes 1h 46m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Manhattan to Poughkeepsie train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Harlem-125th St. station.

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Manhattan to Poughkeepsie train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Poughkeepsie station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Poughkeepsie is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie.

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  • Distance: 63.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 46m

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

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 1h 46m. Amtrak also services this route every 2 hours.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$15 - $20
Onboard Off-Peak
$24
At Station Peak
$22 - $25
Onboard-Peak
$28 - $31
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $50

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