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

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Train  •  3h 2m

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

$35 - $51

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Bus, train  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the bus from New York JFK International Airport to New York Lexington Av/E 41 St JFK Airport - NYC
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie Hudson

$36 - $66

Bus  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the bus from New York JFK International Airport to New York Port Authority Bus Terminal JFK Airport - NYC / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie

$44 - $84

Drive  •  1h 47m

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

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  1h 47m

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

$310 - $430

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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 1h 47m.

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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 1h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from New York JFK International Airport and arriving at Poughkeepsie via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 26m.

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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 JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 2m.

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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 3h 2m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie bus services, operated by NYC Express Bus (Golden Touch Transportation), depart from New York JFK International Airport station.

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

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie via New York, Ny in around 5h 26m.

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$25
Rail Peak-At station
$25 - $26
Onboard-Peak
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
coachusa.com
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coachusa.com
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$310 - $430
Private
$310 - $430

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $85 and takes 5h 26m.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, arrive at Poughkeepsie station.

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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 1h 47m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Poughkeepsie. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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