There are 5 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Allentown by train, bus or car

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Train, bus Trans-bridge Lines  •  4 h 55 min

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

$43 - $104

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Bus via Rosendale Park & Ride  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rosendale to New York, NY Phk 0711/Adt 0121 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Allentown, PA Westbound New York / ...

$38 - $82

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Newark Penn Station  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Allentown, Pa 4693

$86 - $219

Bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie, NY to New York, Ny Marist College-Port Authority / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Bethlehem, PA Westbound New York

$54 - $82

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  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 2 h 47 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Allentown. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Main & Market and arriving at Allentown, PA via Rosendale and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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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 4 h 55 min and costs $40 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Allentown, including transfers.

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Poughkeepsie to Allentown bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Rosendale 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 2 h 47 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to Allentown.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Allentown. Prices start at $75 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: 4 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Allentown via Rosendale Park & Ride, Rosendale, New York, NY, and New York in around 6 h 30 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $40
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from New York to Allentown, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from New York to Bethlehem, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
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.

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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
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Newark, Nj to Allentown, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rosendale to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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