There are 4 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie by train, subway, car or towncar

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  •  3 h

$33 - $66

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  1 h 47 min

  1. 87.1 miles

$16 - $180

2 alternative options

Line 4 subway, train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. 4 / ...
  2. Hudson

$22 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. 87.1 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Poughkeepsie is 118 km. The road distance is 139 km.

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.

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

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from JFK International Airport and arriving at Poughkeepsie Amtrak via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie via Jamaica AirTrain, Jamaica, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 3 h.

Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Port Authority NYNJ
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Poughkeepsie
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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