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

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Train  •  1h 46m

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

$15 - $35

3 alternative options

Train via New York Penn Station  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$29 - $43

Bus  •  2h 36m

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

$24 - $30

Drive  •  1h 31m

  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 1h 31m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Poughkeepsie. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 36m.

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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 75.4 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 - $35.

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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 bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, depart from New York, Ny station.

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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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The best way to get from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie is to train which takes 1h 46m and costs $15 - $35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $30 and takes 2h 36m.

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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. Alternatively, Shortline Bus operates a bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie 5 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $30 and the journey takes 2h 36m.

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 Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
coachusa.com
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coachusa.com

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Manhattan to Poughkeepsie bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, arrive at Poughkeepsie 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 31m to drive from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Poughkeepsie. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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