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There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 59 min

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

$35 - $66

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Poughkeepsie 87.1 miles

$16 - $180

3 alternative options

Line 4 subway, train  •  4 h 7 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 Hudson

$22 - $44

Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie 748

$32 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie 87.1 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie station. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Poughkeepsie is 74 miles. The road distance is 87.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie without a car is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs $35 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie.
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  • Distance: 73.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 31 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
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 Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 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
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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