There are 8 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to State College by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$82 - $200

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Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rosendale to New York, NY Phk 0711/Adt 0121 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to State College, PA State College - New York Route

$42 - $70

6 alternative options

Train, bus via Philadelphia 30th Street Station  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$147 - $365

Train, bus Shun Feng Inc  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Hudson
  2. Take the bus from New York to North Atherton Place At Mcdonalds Shun Feng

$57 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to State College 263.8 miles

$25 - $40

Fly from Newburgh  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Newburgh (SWF) to State College (SCE) SWF - SCE

$211 - $1,036

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to State College (SCE) LGA - SCE

$206 - $979

Train, train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE

$273 - $1,134

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to State College is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to State College is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and State College is 215 miles. The road distance is 263.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to State College without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 19 min and costs $80 - $200.

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It takes approximately 8 h 19 min to get from Poughkeepsie to State College, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to State College is to bus which takes 9 h 15 min and costs $40 - $70. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $210 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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There is no direct flight from Newburgh Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 21 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to State College is 264 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to State College.

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  • Distance: 215.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 19 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and State College, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to State College via Rosendale Park & Ride, Rosendale, New York, NY, Times Sq - 42 St, 23 St, and New York, NY in around 9 h 15 min. Alternatively, Delta and American Airlines fly from Poughkeepsie to State College 5 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newburgh to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Boston, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newburgh to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
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
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
Business Seat
$65
Train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $110
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $27
Bus operators
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 Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Shun Feng Inc
Phone
(617) 354-2101
Bus from New York to North Atherton Place At Mcdonalds
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
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
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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