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

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Train  •  5 h 23 min

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

$76 - $99

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Tarrytown Hudson
  2. Take the bus from White Plains, Ny to Providence, Ri 3434 / ...

$37 - $90

2 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from New Paltz to New York, Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$40 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Providence 183.3 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Main & Market and arriving at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence via New Paltz and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie station to Rhode Island station. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station and arriving at Providence Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Rhode Island is 121 miles. The road distance is 183.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island without a car is to train which takes 5 h 23 min and costs $75 - $100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island, including transfers.

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

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Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island is to train which takes 5 h 23 min and costs $75 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $110 and takes 7 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island.
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  • Distance: 120.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and Rhode Island, USA?

You can take a train from Poughkeepsie to Providence via New York Penn Station in around 5 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Providence via New Paltz, New York, Port Authority, and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 7 h 37 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 Station 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
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$49
Business Class
$80 - $140
First Class
$198
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Tarrytown
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$19 - $21
Onboard
$19 - $27
At station
$16 - $20
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New Paltz to New York, Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from White Plains, Ny to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island is 183 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island.

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