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There are 4 ways to get from New Jersey to New Paltz by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to New Paltz, NY Phk 0707 / ...

$23 - $36

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 6 min

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

$76 - $186

Bus, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Broad St At Market St to Terminal C 62
  2. Take the bus from Newark Airport - Terminal C to 5th Avenue-Bryant Park, West 42nd Street, Long Island City, New York City, New York, 10036, United States of America
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie
  4. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to New Paltz Trailways Upl

$31 - $56

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Newark to New Paltz 80.6 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to New Paltz is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to New Paltz is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and New Paltz is 117 miles. The road distance is 80.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to New Paltz without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $23 - $40.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from New Jersey to New Paltz, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to New Paltz is to bus which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $23 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $190 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to New Paltz is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from New Jersey to New Paltz.

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There are 61+ hotels available in New Paltz. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to New Paltz.
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  • Distance: 117.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and New Paltz, NY, USA?

Trailways New York operates a bus from Newark to New Paltz every 3 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $29 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Newark to New Paltz every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

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 New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $27
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to New Paltz, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Newark Airport - Terminal C to 5th Avenue-Bryant Park, West 42nd Street, Long Island City, New York City, New York, 10036, United States of America
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
newarkairportexpress.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 New Paltz Trailways
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ulstercountyny.gov

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