There are 9 ways to get from Portland to Poughkeepsie by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train Amtrak Acela Express  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$118 - $252

Cheapest option

Bus Concord Coach Lines, train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to New York, NY Maine
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie Hudson

$50 - $110

7 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Transportation Center to Boston North Station
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$181 - $467

Bus, train  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$84 - $177

Bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie 708 / ...

$71 - $103

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Poughkeepsie 303.5 miles

$29 - $45

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PWM - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$122 - $473

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$129 - $457

Fly to Newark, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to Newark (EWR) PWM - EWR
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$141 - $464

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portland to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Poughkeepsie is to fly and train which costs $120 - $460 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Portland, Me and arriving at Poughkeepsie via Boston, MA - South Station and New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 2 min.

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The distance between Portland and Poughkeepsie is 232 miles. The road distance is 303.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Poughkeepsie without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 49 min and costs $110 - $260.

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It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to get from Portland to Poughkeepsie, including transfers.

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Portland to Poughkeepsie bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Me station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Poughkeepsie is to train which takes 9 h 18 min and costs $180 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $110 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Poughkeepsie.
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  • Distance: 231.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 49 min

What companies run services between Portland, ME, USA and Poughkeepsie, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Portland to Poughkeepsie via Boston North Station, North Station, Back Bay, Boston Back Bay Station, and New York Penn Station in around 9 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Poughkeepsie via Boston, Ma, Boston, MA - South Station, New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and New York, Ny in around 10 h 2 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Portland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Portland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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 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
Train from Portland Transportation Center to Boston North Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$40 - $65
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
Train from Albany to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$40 - $65
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Concord Coach Lines
bus
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31

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