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There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Bard College by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College C

$106 - $260

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Bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from NEW YORK, NY (PABT) to Marist College, NY - (Route 9, Loop Bus Shelter)

$36 - $61

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Bus, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College C

$41 - $64

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Bard College 191.2 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to New York La Guardia, train, bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College

$160 - $526

Fly to Newburgh, train, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Newburgh (SWF) PHL - SWF
  2. Take the train from Beacon to Poughkeepsie
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College

$196 - $1,129

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Bard College is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Bard College is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Bard College. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at Red Hook - Bard College via NEW YORK, NY (PABT) and Poughkeepsie - Fulton Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 9 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Bard College is 158 miles. The road distance is 191.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Bard College without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 24 min and costs $100 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Philadelphia to Bard College, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Bard College bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Philadelphia to Bard College bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Marist College, NY - (Route 9, Loop Bus Shelter) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Bard College is 191 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Philadelphia to Bard College.

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  • Distance: 158.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Bard College, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Bard College via NEW YORK, NY (PABT), Marist College, NY - (Route 9, Loop Bus Shelter), Poughkeepsie - Fulton Street, and Red Hook - Bard College in around 7 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Newburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $27
Train from Beacon to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$13 - $15
Onboard
$11 - $16
At station
$6 - $11
Bus operators
Dutchess County Goverment, NY
Phone
(845) 473-8424
Website
co.dutchess.ny.us
Bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
dutchessny.gov
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from NEW YORK, NY (PABT) to Marist College, NY - (Route 9, Loop Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusa.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $7.

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