There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie (Station) by train, subway, bus, 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  •  2 h 37 min

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

$33 - $64

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Poughkeepsie (Station) 86.6 miles

$16 - $180

3 alternative options

Line 4 subway, train  •  3 h 57 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 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Queens Village, NY to New Paltz, NY Long Island

$28 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie (Station) 86.6 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

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 via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Poughkeepsie (Station) is 74 miles. The road distance is 86.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie (Station) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie (Station), including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie (Station) 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 (Station) is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 58 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie (Station) 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 (Station) is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie (Station).

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There are 51+ hotels available in Poughkeepsie (Station). Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie (Station).
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  • Distance: 74.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie (Station) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. VIA Rail also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Poughkeepsie (Station) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 35 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
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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Poughkeepsie (Station)
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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