There are 4 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Princeton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$39 - $68

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Bus Trailways New York  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Rosendale to New York, NY Phk 0711/Adt 0121 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton 100

$22 - $55

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie to New York, Ny 708 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton 100

$23 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Princeton 121.9 miles

$11 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Princeton is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Princeton is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Princeton is 102 miles. The road distance is 121.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Princeton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Princeton. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via New York Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie to Princeton. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Amtrak and arriving at Princeton via New York Penn Station and Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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

You can take a train from Poughkeepsie to Princeton via New York Penn Station and Princeton Jct. in around 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Princeton via New York, Ny and New York Port Authority in around 4 h 9 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
Business Seat
$65
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Poughkeepsie to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $25
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $17
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rosendale to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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