There are 4 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St. Hudson
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Fairfield Metro New Haven

$29 - $60

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Bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie to White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C
  2. Take the bus from White Plains, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct 3434 / ...

$20 - $50

2 alternative options

Train, line 6 bus, line 971 bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Yonkers Amtrak
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Nepperhan St @ Buena Vista Ave to Main St @ Court St 6
  3. Take the line 971 bus from State Hwy 119 and Main St to S State St and Stamford Station 971
  4. Take the train from Stamford to Fairfield Metro

$35 - $78

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University 67.8 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie and arriving at Fairfield Metro via Harlem-125th St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Fairfield University is 51 miles. The road distance is 67.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University without a car is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs $29 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University, including transfers.

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Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Poughkeepsie station.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs $29 - $65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $50 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Fairfield Metro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University.

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  • Distance: 51 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and Fairfield University, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University via Harlem-125th St. and Fairfield Metro in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Fairfield University via White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C, White Plains, Ny, Bridgeport, Ct, Bridgeport, and Fairfield Metro in around 4 h 9 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 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 Fairfield Metro
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$19 - $21
Onboard
$19 - $27
At station
$16 - $20
Train from Stamford to Fairfield Metro
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$7 - $13
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 Yonkers Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Poughkeepsie to Yonkers
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
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

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 White Plains, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from Nepperhan St @ Buena Vista Ave to Main St @ Court St
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from State Hwy 119 and Main St to S State St and Stamford Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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