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There are 3 ways to get from New York to New Paltz by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1h 35m

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

$19 - $65

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 51m

  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 New Paltz Trailways Upl-Wb

$27 - $39

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from New York to New Paltz 85.2 miles

$8 - $13

New York to New Paltz by bus

The bus journey time between New York and New Paltz is around 1h 35m and covers a distance of around 79 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 35m. Operated by Trailways New York, the New York to New Paltz bus service departs from New York, Port Authority and arrives in New Paltz. Typically 38 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 35m
Fastest bus time:
1h 35m
Buses per week:
38
Cheapest price:
$19
Carbon emissions:
15 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 New Paltz bus schedules

New York → New Paltz
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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in New Paltz is recommended.

The social distance requirement in New Paltz is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to New Paltz is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to New Paltz is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Port Authority and arriving at New Paltz. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 35m.

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The distance between New York and New Paltz is 71 miles. The road distance is 85.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to New Paltz without a car is to bus which takes 1h 35m and costs $19 - $65.

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The bus from New York, Port Authority to New Paltz takes 1h 35m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to New Paltz is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from New York to New Paltz.

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  • Distance: 70.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 35m

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

Trailways New York operates a bus from New York, Port Authority to New Paltz 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $65 and the journey takes 1h 35m.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
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
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to New Paltz
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $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 New Paltz Trailways
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
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