There are 3 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Long Island by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$40 - $68

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Bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie to White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C
  2. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Lake Ronkonkoma Binghamton-Patchogue / ...

$29 - $43

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Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Centereach 119.4 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Long Island is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Long Island is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie and arriving at Williams Boulevard via White Plains, NY and Expressway Drive North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Long Island is 76 miles. The road distance is 119.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Long Island without a car is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Long Island, including transfers.

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Poughkeepsie to Long Island bus services, operated by Leprechaun Lines, depart from Poughkeepsie station.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Long Island is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs $40 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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Poughkeepsie to Long Island bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Lake Ronkonkoma station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Long Island is 119 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to Long Island.

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  • Distance: 75.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and Long Island, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Poughkeepsie to Centereach via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Centereach via White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C, White Plains, NY, Lake Ronkonkoma, and Expressway Drive North in around 5 h 57 min.

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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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
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
Business Seat
$65
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
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

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