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

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Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Pittsfield Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$50 - $103

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Bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from New Paltz, NY to Albany, NY Long Island / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Pittsfield, MA

$32 - $47

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Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield 79.4 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Main & Market and arriving at Pittsfield, MA via New Paltz, NY and Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Amtrak and arriving at Pittsfield Amtrak via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Pittsfield is 63 miles. The road distance is 79.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield without a car is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $50 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield, including transfers.

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Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New Paltz, NY station.

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Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Poughkeepsie Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $50 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield.
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  • Distance: 62.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and Pittsfield, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak in around 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield via New Paltz Trailways, New Paltz, NY, and Albany, NY in around 4 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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Pittsfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New Paltz, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Book at
trailwaysny.com
bus
Bus from New Paltz, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Pittsfield, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Pittsfield, MA station.

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Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsfield Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to Pittsfield.

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