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Rhinebeck - New York Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 12 daily train trips between Rhinebeck and New York. The average train journey from Rhinebeck to New York takes one hour and 49 minutes, but some Amtrak Empire Service train trips are as short as one hour and 35 minutes.

Distance84 mi (136 km)
Fastest train1h 35m
Lowest price$35.70
Trains per day12
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Service
Train lines5

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Rhinebeck to New York

(Based on 18 ratings and reviews)




June 22, 2024- Couples trip

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: Comfortable wide seats. Cons: Sell water and snacks. Tips: Best way to travel to NYC!



October 15, 2023- Vacation

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: Wandering was able to get me to and from my destination when everything was sold out. I am very grateful. Cons: Better communication indicating the stops on the bus. Tips: Before you give up during travel booking challenges, check out Wanderu. They get it done!!!



August 17, 2022- Business

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: The booking was great and easy. Everything is working like it should. Nice booking process and easy train connection 😊. Cons: Overall great service from booking to train connection. Tips: Book early and many options to choose from buses to trains, so many destinations to choose. Pay a little bit extra insurance for safety measure if emergency do arrive.



June 29, 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: Everything is good. Cons: Everything is good.



May 29, 2022- Solo travel

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

Pros: The staff were excellent and helpful. Cons: Signage as to where the business class car is. Tips: Business class ticket is definitely worth the extra.

What is the price of a train ticket from Rhinebeck to New York?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Rhinebeck to New York was $40.26. This is a fantastic deal for train travel. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to New York if you book your train tickets at least 29 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $32.94.

Average prices by travel date


For the next 30 days, the cost of a one-way train trip from Rhinebeck to New York will range from $37 to $59. If you're planning to travel by train to New York in the upcoming week, the cheapest train ticket from Rhinebeck you can find in the next 7 days is $41. Be sure to book your trip in advance as train ticket prices typically increase as your travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

Ticket prices for the train from Rhinebeck to New York often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in January when the average ticket price is only $36. If you're thinking of traveling from Rhinebeck to New York during July, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $44 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in July, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches


By booking your train trip from Rhinebeck to New York on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time, you can save about $32.94 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!

Which train should you take from Rhinebeck to New York?

There are 5 train lines with service from Rhinebeck to New York. Amtrak Empire Service is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 8 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 51m$51.64
Amtrak Adirondack11h 51m$49.25
Amtrak Empire Service81h 48m$51.29
Amtrak Ethan Allen Express11h 53m$54.12
Amtrak Maple Leaf11h 57m$59.74
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Rhinebeck to New York every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $36.

  • Amtrak Adirondack is a cross-border international rail service linking New York City with Montreal in Canada. The ride across the state is very comfortable with generous seat widths and legroom, an onboard café service, power outlets for passenger use, and complimentary WiFi- not to mention gorgeous views of the Hudson Valley.

  • The Amtrak Empire Service is a rail line spanning the Empire Corridor, a rail route through New York state from New York City to Niagara Falls. Several Amtrak passenger trains service this route, providing travelers with multiple options when commuting between cities in New York State. The trains themselves feature free internet, cafe service with snacks, beverages, and meals, and comfortable seats to enjoy the gorgeous views of the Hudson River Valley and Upstate New York.

  • Amtrak's Ethan Allen Express line connects New York City to Rutland, Vermont. The scenic trip along the Hudson River Valley includes ten intermediate stops throughout New York and Vermont. This higher-speed rail service departs once daily. Ticket prices from Rhinebeck to New York are usually around on the Ethan Allen Express, but you can find deals for as low as $36. Onboard amenities include WiFi and power outlets, plus a cafe car and business class seating options for added comfort.

  • The Amtrak Maple Leaf is an international rail line that runs from New York City to Toronto. It stops at some popular locations on its way, including Niagara Falls and Albany. Onboard WiFi and a cafe car make travel on the Maple Leaf comfortable and convenient. A trip from Rhinebeck to New York takes about 1 hours and 57 minutes on this line, and the average ticket price is .

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Rhinebeck and New York is approximately 84 miles, or 136 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 35 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Rhinebeck to New York on Thursday. Tickets for Thursday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Sunday. Sunday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Rhinebeck at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 12 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Rhinebeck to New York.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Rhinebeck.

City Information


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With its stunning views of the Catskill Mountains, Rhinebeck is a charming and historical town in the northwestern area of the Hudson Valley. Despite being only 2 hours by car from one of the world's busiest cities, Rhinebeck remains a peaceful, quaint town filled with much to explore.

The best way to discover the town is simply by walking through its beautiful streets. Take a walk along Market Street and Montgomery Street for many independent shops and local food fares, as well as hushed bookstores and charming cafes.

Rhinebeck offers many hiking and bike trails, so adventurous travelers should consider bringing a bike along. With several National Parks around the area featuring some of the most stunning mountain views, Rhinebeck offers the perfect place to explore the outdoors. Rhinebeck is also home to the famous Dutchess County Fair. Although the fair is only held annually (usually in August), the fairgrounds are open year-round, exhibiting many events and shows.

Travel to Rhinebeck is straightforward due to its proximity to New York City. Rhinebeck is near several major airports, including Albany International and New York's airports. You can take an Amtrak train or a Trailways NY bus to get to Rhinebeck itself.

New York


New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Rhinebeck?

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Main departure station: 455 Rhinecliff Rd

Rhinecliff-Kingston station, also known as simply Rhinecliff, is an Amtrak station right on the Hudson between Kingston and Duchess County, south of Albany. The station itself was built back in 1914. Amtrak took it over in 1971, but it still has a little bit of Mission-Spanish revival charm (as well as modern upgrades like air conditioning). The station services several of Amtrak's trains, including the Ethan Allen Express, the Maple Leaf, and the Empire. These services connect across New York State, Vermont, and into Toronto in Canada. Within the station, you can find a waiting room with plenty of seating, ticket office, and vending machines filled with snacks. Plus you can enjoy beautiful views of the Hudson from your platform while you wait!

All train stations in Rhinebeck:

  • 455 Rhinecliff Rd

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main arrival station: NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

Train stations in New York:

  • NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

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