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There are 6 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Allentown by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Allentown, PA Westbound New York / ...

$43 - $100

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Grand Central Terminal  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Hudson
  2. Take the bus from New York to Allentown, PA Westbound New York / ...

$33 - $85

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Bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York to Allentown, PA Westbound New York / ...

$38 - $80

Train, bus via Philadelphia 30th Street Station  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the bus from 30th St. Station to Allentown

$120 - $295

Bus via New Paltz  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the bus from New Paltz to New York, Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York to Allentown, PA Westbound New York / ...

$35 - $115

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Allentown 149.1 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Allentown is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Allentown is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Allentown. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie and arriving at Allentown, PA via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Allentown is 112 miles. The road distance is 149.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Allentown without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 11m and costs $40 - $100.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Poughkeepsie to Allentown, including transfers.

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Poughkeepsie to Allentown bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Poughkeepsie station.

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Poughkeepsie to Allentown bus services, operated by Trans-bridge Lines, arrive at Allentown, PA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Allentown is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Poughkeepsie to Allentown.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Allentown. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie to Allentown.
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  • Distance: 111.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and Allentown, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Allentown via New York in around 5h 46m.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
Business Seat
$65
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
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
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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 New York, Ny to Allentown, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Poughkeepsie to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusa.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Allentown, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
amtrak.com
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Allentown, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New Paltz to New York, Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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