There are 4 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Bard College by train, bus, subway or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College C

$35 - $66

Cheapest option

Line 4 subway, train, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to 125 St 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College C

$24 - $46

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Queens Village, NY to New Paltz, NY Long Island
  2. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College C

$30 - $49

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Bard College 123.3 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Bard College is 96 miles. The road distance is 123.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Bard College without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Bard College, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Bard College is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Bard College.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Bard College.
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  • Distance: 95.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Bard College, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Bard College via Jamaica, NY, Archer Av/Sutphin Bl, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Queens Village, NY, New Paltz, NY, New Paltz Trailways, Poughkeepsie Train Station, Poughkeepsie - Train Station, and Red Hook - Bard College in around 6 h 48 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
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
Dutchess County Goverment, NY
Phone
(845) 473-8424
Website
co.dutchess.ny.us
Bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
dutchessny.gov
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Queens Village, NY to New Paltz, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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