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There are 3 ways to get from Poughkeepsie (Station) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus or car

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Train, line 114 bus, line 922 bus  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  2. Take the line 114 bus from East St & Herrick St to Broadway & Orange St / Van Tromp St 114
  3. Take the line 922 bus from Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave to Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St 922 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus, line 22 bus  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to New Paltz Trailways
  2. Take the bus from New Paltz, Ny to Albany, Ny 290 / ...
  3. Take the line 22 bus from S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St 22 / ...

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Drive  •  1h 34m

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie (Station) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 81.8 miles
Poughkeepsie (Station) → Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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The most affordable way to get from Poughkeepsie (Station) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive, which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie (Station) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie (Station) station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Train Station and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via New Paltz, Ny and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie (Station) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 72 miles. The road distance is 81.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie (Station) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train and line 114 bus and line 922 bus which takes 2h 4m and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 2h 4m to get from Poughkeepsie (Station) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Poughkeepsie (Station) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Ulster County Area Transit, depart from Poughkeepsie Train Station.

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Poughkeepsie (Station) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Capital District Transportation (CDTA), arrive at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie (Station) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Poughkeepsie (Station) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie (Station) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 72.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 4m

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie (Station), NY, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Poughkeepsie (Station) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via New Paltz Trailways, New Paltz, Ny, Albany, Ny, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 3h 52m.

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $50
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Poughkeepsie to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$18 - $29
Business
$66 - $69
Economy
$39 - $40
EconomyPlus
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from East St & Herrick St to Broadway & Orange St / Van Tromp St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Bus from Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave to Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Bus from S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
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
pt-prod-res.s3.amazonaws.com
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from New Paltz, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
trailways.com

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