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There are 3 ways to get from New York to Athens by train or car

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Train  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Hudson Amtrak Station Adirondack / ...

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Train via Poughkeepsie  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie Hudson
  2. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to Hudson Amtrak Station Adirondack / ...

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from New York to Athens 128 miles

New York to Athens by train

The train journey time between New York and Athens is around 2h 5m and covers a distance of around 114 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 1m. Operated by Amtrak and VIA Rail, the New York to Athens train service departs from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arrives in Hudson Amtrak Station. Typically 67 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
2h 5m
Fastest train time:
2h 1m
Train distance:
114 miles
Trains per week:
67
Cheapest price:
$29
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:15
Last train departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Athens train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Athens is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Athens is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Athens is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Athens is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 18m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Athens is to train. Taking this option will cost $45 - $90 and takes 2h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station station and arriving at Hudson Amtrak Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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The distance between New York and Athens is 107 miles. The road distance is 128 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Athens without a car is to train which takes 2h and costs $45 - $90.

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The train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Hudson Amtrak Station takes 2h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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New York to Athens train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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New York to Athens train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hudson Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Athens is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from New York to Athens.

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  • Distance: 106.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Athens, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Hudson Amtrak Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 2h. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

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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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Hudson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to Hudson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Hudson
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$75 - $85
Economy
$47 - $50
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Train from Poughkeepsie to Hudson
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$14 - $25
Business
$61 - $63
Economy
$34 - $35
EconomyPlus
$30 - $50
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
new.mta.info

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