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

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Train VIA Rail  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to New York VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$32 - $84

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Train Metro-North Railroad (MNR)  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Hudson
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$26 - $54

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to New Brunswick 107.4 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie to New Brunswick. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie and arriving at New Brunswick via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and New Brunswick is 89 miles. The road distance is 107.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to New Brunswick without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Poughkeepsie to New Brunswick, including transfers.

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Poughkeepsie to New Brunswick train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Poughkeepsie station.

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Poughkeepsie to New Brunswick train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New Brunswick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to New Brunswick is 107 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to New Brunswick.

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There are 118+ hotels available in New Brunswick. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie to New Brunswick.
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  • Distance: 88.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and New Brunswick, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Poughkeepsie to New Brunswick via New York and New York Penn Station in around 2 h 46 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Poughkeepsie to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
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 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $27

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