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

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Train  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan Raritan Valley Line

$35 - $103

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Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from New Paltz to New York, Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to West End Ave At Mountain Ave 114 / ...

$23 - $78

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Train, bus  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Hudson
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to West End Ave At Mountain Ave 114 / ...

$25 - $52

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Raritan 105.1 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Raritan is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Raritan is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Raritan. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Main & Market and arriving at West End Ave At Mountain Ave via New Paltz and Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie station to Raritan. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station and arriving at Raritan via New York Penn Station and Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Raritan is 87 miles. The road distance is 105.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Raritan without a car is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs $35 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Poughkeepsie to Raritan, including transfers.

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

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Poughkeepsie to Raritan train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Raritan is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs $35 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $80 and takes 5h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie to Raritan.
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  • Distance: 87 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

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

You can take a train from Poughkeepsie to Raritan via New York Penn Station and Newark Penn Station in around 3h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Raritan via New Paltz and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 5h 30m.

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 Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Poughkeepsie to New York
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$19 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$25
Rail Peak-At station
$25 - $26
Onboard-Peak
$26 - $40
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New Paltz to New York, Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Poughkeepsie to Raritan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at West End Ave At Mountain Ave station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Raritan is 105 miles. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Poughkeepsie to Raritan.

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