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

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Train Metro-North Railroad (MNR)  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St. Hudson

$16 - $35

2 alternative options

Train Amtrak  •  2 h 27 min

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

$30 - $53

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Manhattan 76 miles

$7 - $11

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

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

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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 41 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Manhattan is 64 miles. The road distance is 76 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs $16 - $35.

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The train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St. takes 1 h 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Poughkeepsie to Manhattan train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Harlem-125th St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Manhattan is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to Manhattan.

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There are 1782+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 63.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

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 41 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
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
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
Business Seat
$65

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