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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Poughkeepsie VIA Rail / ...

$45 - $160

7 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 212 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Poughkeepsie, NY 100/12/22/733*

$50 - $90

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Poughkeepsie 303.5 miles

$29 - $45

Fly Rochester to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 58 min

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

$122 - $468

Fly Rochester to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 54 min

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

$126 - $357

Fly Rochester to Newark, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Newark (EWR) ROC - EWR
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$121 - $507

Bus to Buffalo, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BUF - LGA
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$109 - $456

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Albany, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Albany (ALB) BUF - ALB
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak

$84 - $403

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Poughkeepsie, NY, USA?

VIA Rail operates a train from Rochester to Poughkeepsie every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $160 and the journey takes 5 h 42 min. Amtrak also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to Poughkeepsie via Binghamton, Ny and Binghamton, NY in around 9 h 16 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Buffalo to Albany
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$200 - $280
Train from Albany to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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 to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Buffalo, NY - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Rochester to Poughkeepsie?

The distance between Rochester and Poughkeepsie is 344 km. The road distance is 486 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rochester to Poughkeepsie?

The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Rochester to Poughkeepsie?

The quickest way to get from Rochester to Poughkeepsie is to drive which takes 5 h 15 min and costs $29 - $45.

Is there a direct train between Rochester and Poughkeepsie?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rochester and arriving at Poughkeepsie. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 42 min.

Is there a direct bus between Rochester and Poughkeepsie?

No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Poughkeepsie, NY via Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Rochester to Poughkeepsie?

The train from Rochester to Poughkeepsie takes 5 h 42 min including transfers and departs every two hours.