There are 5 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Elmira by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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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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

$50 - $69

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Train, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

$60 - $134

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Elmira 193.4 miles

$18 - $28

Train, fly to Elmira/Corning  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM

$223 - $914

Train, fly to Ithaca, taxi  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ithaca (ITH) EWR - ITH
  3. Take a taxi from Ithaca to Elmira

$343 - $1,019

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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 10 min.

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Map of how to get 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 and Binghamton, NY in around 6 h 48 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Newark to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
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 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
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
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 New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
ourbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ithaca to Elmira
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Ithaca Dispatch
Phone
+1 607-277-8294
Website
ithacataxi.biz
Green Hornet Taxi
Phone
+1 607-280-3779
Website
greenhornettaxicab.com
Collegetown Cab
Phone
+1 607-588-8888

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