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

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Train  •  5 h 24 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 Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$137 - $354

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie to White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C
  2. Take the bus from White Plains, Ny to Providence, Ri 3434 / ...

$30 - $69

2 alternative options

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Rosendale to New York, NY Phk 0711/Adt 0121 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$42 - $67

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 Rosendale and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Amtrak and arriving at Providence Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 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 24 min and costs $130 - $360.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 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 Rosendale station.

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

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Rhode Island is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs $130 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $70 and takes 7 h 53 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 24 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 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Providence via Rosendale Park & Ride, Rosendale, New York, NY, and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 7 h 53 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 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
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 - $40
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
Bus operators
Trailways New York
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
Leprechaun Lines
Phone
+1 845-565-7900
Email
info@leprechaunlines.com
Website
leprechaunlines.com
Bus from Poughkeepsie to White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
leprechaunlines.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
Hourly
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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