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

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Train via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Adirondack
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$64 - $143

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Train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Adirondack

$45 - $120

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Albany, Ny 4015 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New Paltz, NY Albany

$51 - $91

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Plattsburgh to Poughkeepsie 241.5 miles

$23 - $35

Car ferry, fly to New York JFK, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
  2. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to New York JFK (JFK) BTV - JFK
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$123 - $426

Car ferry, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
  2. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BTV - LGA
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$106 - $379

Car ferry, fly to Newark, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
  2. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to Newark (EWR) BTV - EWR
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$130 - $468

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plattsburgh to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plattsburgh to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Plattsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Poughkeepsie Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Plattsburgh and Poughkeepsie is 210 miles. The road distance is 241.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Plattsburgh to Poughkeepsie without a car is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Plattsburgh to Poughkeepsie, including transfers.

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Plattsburgh to Poughkeepsie train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Plattsburgh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Plattsburgh to Poughkeepsie is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs $60 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $95 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Burlington Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 18 min.

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Plattsburgh to Poughkeepsie train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Poughkeepsie Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Plattsburgh to Poughkeepsie.
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  • Distance: 209.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between Plattsburgh, NY, USA and Poughkeepsie, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Plattsburgh to Poughkeepsie via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak in around 5 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plattsburgh to Poughkeepsie via Plattsburgh, Ny, Albany, Ny, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station, Albany Bus Terminal, Albany, NY, New Paltz, NY, and New Paltz Trailways in around 6 h 24 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Burlington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Burlington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burlington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burlington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Plattsburgh Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
Train from Plattsburgh Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Train from New York to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $40
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New Paltz, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ferries.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Plattsburgh to Poughkeepsie is 242 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to drive from Plattsburgh to Poughkeepsie.

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Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from Burlington Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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