There are 2 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Albany–Rensselaer Station by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 5 min

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

$26 - $55

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Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Albany–Rensselaer Station 80.3 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to train which costs $26 - $55 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Poughkeepsie Amtrak and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Albany–Rensselaer Station is 66 miles. The road distance is 80.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Albany–Rensselaer Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs $26 - $55.

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The train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak takes 1 h 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Poughkeepsie to Albany–Rensselaer Station train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Poughkeepsie Amtrak station.

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Poughkeepsie to Albany–Rensselaer Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Albany–Rensselaer Station is 80 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to Albany–Rensselaer Station.

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  • Distance: 66 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and Albany–Rensselaer Station, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Poughkeepsie to Albany–Rensselaer Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. VIA Rail also services this route every 3 hours.

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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 Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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 Poughkeepsie to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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
$80 - $120

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