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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 52 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 - $68

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 38 min

  1. Take the bus from JKF Terminal 4 to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Rosendale
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College C

$31 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

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

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Bard College is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Bard College is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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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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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Bard College, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Bard College. However, there are services departing from JKF Terminal 4 and arriving at Red Hook - Bard College via New York, NY, Rosendale Park & Ride and Poughkeepsie - Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

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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 New York, New York, NY, Rosendale, Rosendale Park & Ride, Poughkeepsie Train Station, Poughkeepsie - Train Station, and Red Hook - Bard College in around 6 h 38 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
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
Trans-bridge Lines
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Rosendale
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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