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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Rochester to Poughkeepsie?

Lowest Price$61.43
Fastest Train5h 34m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines4

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Rochester to Poughkeepsie right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Rochester to Poughkeepsie?

In the last month, $61.43 was the average price of a train ticket from Rochester, NY to Poughkeepsie, NY. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $30.49 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Rochester to Poughkeepsie?

The distance between Rochester and Poughkeepsie is approximately 214 miles, or 344 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 34 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Rochester to Poughkeepsie are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Rochester at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Rochester to Poughkeepsie?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Poughkeepsie. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Poughkeepsie to Rochester. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Rochester to Poughkeepsie for $61.43.

Which train should you take from Rochester to Poughkeepsie?

There are 4 train lines with service from Rochester, New York to Poughkeepsie, New York. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak17h 17m$62.79
Amtrak Empire Service15h 34m$67.03
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited16h 57m$64.09
Amtrak Maple Leaf16h 12m$64.06

Where is the train station in Rochester?

There is one train station in Rochester:

  • Louise M. Slaughter Station

Where is the train station in Poughkeepsie?

Poughkeepsie has one train station:

  • 41 Main St

Price trends for trains from Rochester to Poughkeepsie

Average prices by travel date

$80$53$27SepOct

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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