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

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Train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Waterbury to Bridgeport
  2. Take the train from Bridgeport to Harlem-125th St.
  3. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie

$40 - $84

Cheapest option

Line 229 bus, train, bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the line 229 bus from State St and W Main St to Temple St and Chapel St 229
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from The Westchester to Poughkeepsie

$35 - $136

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Travel Center, Waterbury, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie

$38 - $59

Drive  •  1h 18m

  1. Drive from Waterbury to Poughkeepsie 69.8 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Waterbury to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterbury to Poughkeepsie is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterbury to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Travel Center, Waterbury, CT and arriving at Poughkeepsie via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterbury to Poughkeepsie. However, there are services departing from Waterbury and arriving at Poughkeepsie via Bridgeport and Harlem-125th St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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The distance between Waterbury and Poughkeepsie is 46 miles. The road distance is 69.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterbury to Poughkeepsie without a car is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Waterbury to Poughkeepsie, including transfers.

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Waterbury to Poughkeepsie bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Travel Center, Waterbury, CT station.

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Waterbury to Poughkeepsie train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Waterbury station.

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The best way to get from Waterbury to Poughkeepsie is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 5h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Waterbury to Poughkeepsie.
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  • Distance: 46.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Waterbury, CT, USA and Poughkeepsie, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Waterbury to Poughkeepsie via Bridgeport and Harlem-125th St. in around 4h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterbury to Poughkeepsie via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and New York, Ny in around 5h 36m.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Waterbury to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$11 - $16
Train from Bridgeport to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$20 - $28
At station
$17 - $21
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$23 - $26
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$80 - $200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Travel Center, Waterbury, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Book at
Coach USA
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from State St and W Main St to Temple St and Chapel St
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Leprechaun Lines
Phone
+1 845-565-7900
Email
info@leprechaunlines.com
Website
leprechaunlines.com
Bus from The Westchester to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
leprechaunlines.com

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Waterbury to Poughkeepsie bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Poughkeepsie station.

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Waterbury to Poughkeepsie train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Poughkeepsie station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterbury to Poughkeepsie is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 18m to drive from Waterbury to Poughkeepsie.

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