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There are 7 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Worcester by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Worcester Union Station Lake Shore Limited

$61 - $138

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Bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from New Paltz, NY to Albany, NY Long Island / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Worcester, Ma 255 / ...

$39 - $71

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA Peter Pan

$46 - $90

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Worcester 162.2 miles

$15 - $23

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$100 - $336

Train to Newark, fly to Boston, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$102 - $362

Train to New York JFK, fly to Worcester  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH) JFK - ORH

$118 - $507

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The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Worcester is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Worcester is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Worcester. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Main & Market and arriving at Worcester, Ma via New Paltz, NY, Albany Bus Terminal and Albany, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie station to Worcester station. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station and arriving at Worcester Union Station via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Worcester is 116 miles. The road distance is 162.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Worcester without a car is to train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs $60 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Worcester, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Worcester is to train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs $60 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 6 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie to Worcester.
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  • Distance: 116.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and Worcester, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Poughkeepsie to Worcester via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station in around 5 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Worcester via New Paltz Trailways, New Paltz, NY, Albany, NY, Albany Bus Terminal, State St & Lodge St - S. Pearl Station, and Albany, Ny in around 6 h 59 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Worcester Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 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 Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$19 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Train from Poughkeepsie to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$19 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New Paltz, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
trailwaysny.com
bus
Bus from New Paltz, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Book at
trailwaysny.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 Albany, Ny to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Poughkeepsie to Worcester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Worcester, Ma station.

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Poughkeepsie to Worcester train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Worcester Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Worcester is 162 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to Worcester.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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