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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 5 min

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

$26 - $55

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

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

$7 - $12

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

Amtrak operates a train from Poughkeepsie to Albany–Rensselaer Station hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Poughkeepsie and Albany–Rensselaer Station is 106 km. The road distance is 129 km.

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

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

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.

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