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There are 4 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Elmira by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie, NY to Binghamton Poughkeepsie-Binghampton
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY Binghampton-Olean

$48 - $69

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Elmira, NY

$65 - $135

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Elmira 193.4 miles

$18 - $28

Train, fly  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM

$214 - $892

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The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Elmira is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Elmira is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Elmira. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie, NY and arriving at Elmira, NY via Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 48 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Elmira is 152 miles. The road distance is 193.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Elmira without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 48 min and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Elmira, including transfers.

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Poughkeepsie to Elmira bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Poughkeepsie, NY station.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Poughkeepsie to Elmira bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Elmira, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Elmira is 193 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to Elmira.

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  • Distance: 151.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 48 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and Elmira, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Elmira via Binghamton, NY in around 6 h 48 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Poughkeepsie, NY to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport.

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