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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Hudson

$16 - $35

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. 708 / ...

$22 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. 76 miles

$7 - $11

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

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Poughkeepsie to Manhattan hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Poughkeepsie to Manhattan twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 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
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Poughkeepsie and Manhattan is 102 km. The road distance is 122 km.

The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Manhattan is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Manhattan is to drive which takes 1 h 31 min and costs $7 - $11.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Poughkeepsie and arriving at Harlem-125th St.. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Poughkeepsie and arriving at New York, Ny. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

The train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St. takes 1 h 36 min including transfers and departs hourly.