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

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Train  •  2 h 47 min

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

$29 - $184

Cheapest option

Train, line 2 subway, bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the line 2 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 3 Av - 149 St 2
  3. Take the bus from 3 Av/E 150 St to E 125 St/Park Av
  4. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie

$24 - $52

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 52 min

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

$32 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Poughkeepsie 83.7 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Poughkeepsie is 116 miles. The road distance is 83.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from New Jersey to Poughkeepsie, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Poughkeepsie via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Jersey station to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Poughkeepsie Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Poughkeepsie without a car is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs $29 - $190.

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New Jersey to Poughkeepsie bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Rhinebeck, NY station.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Poughkeepsie.
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  • Distance: 115.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Newark to Poughkeepsie every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Newark to Poughkeepsie twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
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
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 3 Av/E 150 St to E 125 St/Park Av
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info

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