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

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Train  •  4h 8m

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

$40 - $68

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Bus  •  5h 57m

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

$29 - $43

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Drive  •  2h 27m

  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 2h 27m.

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

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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 5h 57m.

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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 4h 8m and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m 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 4h 8m and costs $40 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 57m.

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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 2h 27m to drive from Poughkeepsie to Long Island.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 75.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

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 Railroad Avenue in around 4h 8m. 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 5h 57m.

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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
Business Seat
$65
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
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
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
leprechaunlines.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Lake Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com

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