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

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Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj 8545 / ...

$45 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus Leprechaun Lines  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie to Tropicana Casino and Resort, Atlantic City 102

$29 - $50

3 alternative options

Train, bus via 30th St Station - MFL  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 551

$114 - $290

Bus Academy Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie, NY to New York, Ny Marist College-Port Authority / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York (Port Authority Bus Terminal) to Atlantic City (Caesars) Atlantic City Casinos

$43 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Atlantic City 198.6 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Atlantic City is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Atlantic City is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Atlantic City. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie and arriving at S Carolina Ave At Atlantic Ave via Atlantic Ave At Brighton Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Atlantic City is 165 miles. The road distance is 198.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Atlantic City without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $45 - $100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Atlantic City, including transfers.

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Poughkeepsie to Atlantic City bus services, operated by Leprechaun Lines, depart from Poughkeepsie station.

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Poughkeepsie to Atlantic City bus services, operated by Leprechaun Lines, arrive at Tropicana Casino and Resort, Atlantic City station.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie to Atlantic City.
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  • Distance: 164.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and Atlantic City, NJ, USA?

Leprechaun Lines operates a bus from Poughkeepsie to Atlantic City twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 5 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Leprechaun Lines
Phone
+1 845-565-7900
Email
info@leprechaunlines.com
Website
leprechaunlines.com
Bus from Poughkeepsie to Tropicana Casino and Resort, Atlantic City
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
leprechaunlines.com
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York (Port Authority Bus Terminal) to Atlantic City (Caesars)
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
academybus.com

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