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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$147 - $394

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St.
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to New Haven
  3. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$36 - $81

8 alternative options

Train  •  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 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$66 - $153

Bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie to White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C
  2. Take the bus from White Plains, Ny to New Haven, Ct
  3. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct
  4. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma

$47 - $105

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Boston 200.3 miles

$19 - $29

Train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  4 h 49 min

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

$91 - $357

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  4 h 31 min

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

$89 - $312

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  4 h 41 min

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

$90 - $351

Train to Albany, fly to Boston  •  5 h 4 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  •  7 h 4 min

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

$213 - $783

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Boston 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 Boston is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 36 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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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Boston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Boston. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie and arriving at Boston, Ma via White Plains, Ny, New Haven, Ct and Hartford, Ct. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Amtrak and arriving at Boston South Station Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 32 min.

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

You can take a train from Poughkeepsie to Boston via New York Penn Station in around 6 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Boston via White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C, White Plains, Ny, New Haven, Ct, and Hartford, Ct in around 7 h 8 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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
Amtrak
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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 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
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 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
$150 - $210
Amtrak Acela Express
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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 Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Poughkeepsie to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
Train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 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
$80 - $120
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$23 - $26
Train from Harlem-125th St. to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$11 - $13
Onboard
$16 - $23
At station
$17 - $21
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
Leprechaun Lines
Phone
+1 845-565-7900
Email
info@leprechaunlines.com
Website
leprechaunlines.com
Bus from Poughkeepsie to White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
leprechaunlines.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from White Plains, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
boltbus.com

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