Amtrak operates a train from New York to Ghent every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. VIA Rail also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from New York to Ghent hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. 2 other operators also service this route.
From New York Penn Station train to Hudson Amtrak then taxi to Ghent. 2 h 19 min $89. From New York, NY bus to Kingston, NY, 0313-0403 to Catskill, NY - P & R, then taxi to Ghent. 4 h 4 min $101. From New York drive to Ghent. 2 h 35 min $15.