There are 10 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Boston by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to New York VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$70 - $231

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Train, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Hudson
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$40 - $77

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0313-0403, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the 0313-0403 from New Paltz, NY to Albany, NY Newburgh / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...

$44 - $86

Train Amtrak  •  7 h 1 min

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

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Boston 200.3 miles

$19 - $29

Train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to New York
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$98 - $377

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  4 h 30 min

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

$87 - $329

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to New York
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$89 - $366

Train to Albany, fly to Boston  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  2. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Boston (BOS) ALB - BOS

$210 - $442

Train to Newark, fly to Providence, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to New York
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  3. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station

$220 - $803

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Boston. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Main & Market and arriving at Boston, Ma via New Paltz, NY, Albany Bus Terminal and Albany, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Boston is 155 miles. The road distance is 200.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Boston without a car is to train which takes 6 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Boston, including transfers.

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Poughkeepsie to Boston bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New Paltz, NY station.

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Poughkeepsie to Boston train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Poughkeepsie station.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Boston is to train which takes 6 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can 0313-0403 and bus, which costs and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Poughkeepsie to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston, Ma station.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie to Boston.
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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Poughkeepsie to Boston via New York and New York Penn Station in around 6 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Boston via New Paltz Trailways, New Paltz, NY, Albany, NY, Albany Bus Terminal, State St & Lodge St - S. Pearl Station, and Albany, Ny in around 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Albany to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Albany to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
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 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
Train from Poughkeepsie to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
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 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
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
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New Paltz, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Book at
trailwaysny.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 Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Poughkeepsie to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Boston is 200 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to Boston.

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JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Boston Airport.

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