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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Kingston by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Rhinecliff Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$83 - $108

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to Rosendale

$21 - $67

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Train, bus  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to Kingston Hospital Kpl-Nb

$27 - $39

Train, bus via New York Penn Station  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to Kingston Hospital Kpl-Nb

$41 - $65

Drive  •  1h 48m

  1. Drive from New York to Kingston 101.3 miles

$9 - $15

New York to Kingston by bus

The bus journey time between New York and Kingston is around 2h 54m and covers a distance of around 93 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 10m. Operated by Trailways New York, Jump Around Carson and Ulster County Area Transit, the New York to Kingston bus service departs from New York, Port Authority and arrives in Rt 32 @ Golden Hill Dr.. Typically 25 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2h 54m
Fastest bus time:
2h 10m
Buses per week:
25
Cheapest price:
$21
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:30
Last bus departs at:
20:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Kingston bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Kingston is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1h 48m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Kingston is to drive which takes 1h 48m and costs $9 - $15.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Kingston. However, there are services departing from New York, Port Authority and arriving at Rt 32 @ Golden Hill Dr. via Rosendale Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between New York and Kingston is 83 miles. The road distance is 101.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Kingston without a car is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs $80 - $110.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from New York to Kingston, including transfers.

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New York to Kingston bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New York, Port Authority station.

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The best way to get from New York to Kingston is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs $80 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $70 and takes 3h.

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New York to Kingston bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Rosendale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Kingston is 101 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from New York to Kingston.

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Map of how to get from New York to Kingston.
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  • Distance: 83.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 57m

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Rhinecliff Amtrak Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 39m. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from New York, Port Authority to Rosendale every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $65 and the journey takes 1h 50m.

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 Moynihan Train Hall to Rhinecliff Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$19 - $30
Business
$67 - $70
Economy
$40 - $41
EconomyPlus
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to Rosendale
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Ulster County Area Transit
Phone
1-888-827-8228
Email
ucat@co.ulster.ny.us
Website
ulstercountyny.gov
Bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to Kingston Hospital
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
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