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There are 9 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via New York  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston Acela / ...

$86 - $237

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Bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie to Kraft General Foods To White Plains
  2. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Boston, MA OurBus

$22 - $48

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Train  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston Lake Shore Limited

$74 - $116

Train, bus  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St.
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Bridgeport
  3. Take the bus from Bridgeport Ferry Terminal to Copley

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station) 199.1 miles

$19 - $29

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$111 - $359

Train to Newark, fly  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$74 - $314

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$125 - $362

Train to White Plains, fly  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Tarrytown
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Boston (BOS) HPN - BOS

Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station) by train

The train journey time between Poughkeepsie and Back Bay (Station) is around 6h 41m and covers a distance of around 303 miles. The fastest train normally takes 5h 25m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Acela Express and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station) train service departs from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station and arrives in Boston. Typically 54 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 41m
Fastest train time:
5h 25m
Train distance:
303 miles
Trains per week:
54
Cheapest price:
$86
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:55
Last train departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station) train schedules

Poughkeepsie → Back Bay (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Back Bay (Station) is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station) is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station) is to drive. Taking this option will cost $19 - $29 and takes 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station). However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie and arriving at Boston, MA via White Plains, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie station to Back Bay (Station). However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station and arriving at Boston via New York Moynihan Train Hall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 48m.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Back Bay (Station) is 154 miles. The road distance is 199.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station) without a car is to train via New York which takes 5h 48m and costs $85 - $240.

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It takes approximately 5h 48m to get from Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station), including transfers.

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Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by Leprechaun Lines, depart from Poughkeepsie station.

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Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station) is to train via New York which takes 5h 48m and costs $85 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $50 and takes 6h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station).
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  • Distance: 153.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 48m

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and Back Bay (Station), MA, USA?

You can take a train from Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station) via New York Moynihan Train Hall in around 5h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Back Bay (Station) via White Plains, NY and Boston, MA in around 6h 19m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from White Plains to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from White Plains to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from White Plains to Boston via Provincetown
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from White Plains to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from White Plains to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from White Plains to Boston via Lebanon
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from White Plains to Boston via Nantucket, Hyannis
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $180
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $390
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 Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $90
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 Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Poughkeepsie to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$18 - $30
Business
$67 - $69
Economy
$39 - $40
EconomyPlus
$40 - $65
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Tarrytown
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Leprechaun Lines
Phone
+1 845-565-7900
Email
info@leprechaunlines.com
Website
leprechaunlines.com
Bus from Poughkeepsie to Kraft General Foods
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Schedules at
leprechaunlines.com
Book at
leprechaunlines.com
Newburgh - Beacon Shuttle
$1
Newburgh Local
$2
White Plains Commuter
$7 - $9
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Bridgeport Ferry Terminal to Copley
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Prepaid Online Rate
$30 - $40
Onboard
$35 - $45

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