There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Poughkeepsie by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$104 - $258

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie Hudson

$32 - $51

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie 708 / ...

$34 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Poughkeepsie 168.2 miles

$16 - $24

Fly to Newburgh, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Newburgh (SWF) PHL - SWF
  2. Take the train from Beacon to Poughkeepsie

$194 - $1,127

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 41 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

$158 - $524

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York JFK (JFK) PHL - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$162 - $503

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Poughkeepsie is to drive which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $16 - $24.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Poughkeepsie is 221 km. The road distance is 269 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Philadelphia to Poughkeepsie, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Poughkeepsie via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Poughkeepsie Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Poughkeepsie via New York Penn Station in around 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Poughkeepsie via New York, Ny in around 5 h 22 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Newburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
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)
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$23 - $26
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
HGT Bus
Website
hgtbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group

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