Trains from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie
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There are 6 daily trains from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie. Traveling by train from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie usually takes around one hour and one minute, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||53 mi (86 km)|
|Fastest train||1h 1m|
|Trains per day||6|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Empire Service|
What is the price of a train ticket from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie?
In the last month, $27.85 was the average price of a train ticket from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $14.85 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie will vary between C$24 and C$37. Planning a train trip to Poughkeepsie within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Yonkers over the next 7 days is C$26. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.
Monthly average prices
Prices as travel date approaches
Since the average price of train trips from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.
Which train should you take from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie?
There are 4 train lines with service from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie. Amtrak Empire Service is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 4 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Empire Service||4||1h 1m||$29.40|
|Amtrak Ethan Allen Express||1||1h 1m||$30.95|
|Amtrak Maple Leaf||1||1h 1m||$40.59|
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 Yonkers to Poughkeepsie every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $24.
Amtrak Empire Service
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 Ethan Allen Express
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 Yonkers to Poughkeepsie are usually around on the Ethan Allen Express, but you can find deals for as low as $24. Onboard amenities include WiFi and power outlets, plus a cafe car and business class seating options for added comfort.
Amtrak Maple Leaf
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 Yonkers to Poughkeepsie takes about 1 hours and 1 minutes on this line, and the average ticket price is .
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains departing from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie tend to have the most passengers on Monday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Monday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Saturday as the least number of people tend to travel then.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Yonkers at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. 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 Yonkers to Poughkeepsie?
There are 6 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Yonkers to Poughkeepsie.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Poughkeepsie to Yonkers.
Yonkers is the third-largest city in New York, although it’s technically considered a suburb of New York City. Located just north of the Bronx on the Hudson River, Yonkers has its own unique appeal and its own central plaza, Getty Square, with plenty of shopping without the crowds. The Hudson River Museum is a unique mix of art, history, and science. Permanent displays include American art galleries, tours of the historic Glenview home, and the only public planetarium in the county.
For more science (and more Hudson River), visit the Science Barge, a floating urban farm and environmental education center. The Barge grows a delicious variety of crops through hydroponics and green energy, and offers tours, field trips, and samples. After an eco-friendly appetizer, stick to the river for Xaviars on the Hudson or the Dolphin Restaurant for delicious seafood. Zuppa, Francey Brady’s, and La Pinata Bakery are only a few blocks off the riverfront, and the fresh food is definitely worth the walk.
Yonkers has multiple Metro North Railroad stations for easy public transportation, and JFK International Airport in NYC is easily accessible. Amtrakoffers multiple alternatives to flying, with the Amtrak Empire Service, Amtrak Maple Leaf, and Amtrak Ethan Allen Express. These lines cover routes from Yonkers to Boston, Utica, Philadelphia, Niagara Falls, and more.
Where is the train station in Yonkers?
Main departure station: Amtrak Metro-North Station - 5 Buena Vista Ave
There is one train station in Yonkers.
All train stations in Yonkers:
Amtrak Metro-North Station - 5 Buena Vista Ave
Where is the train station in Poughkeepsie?
Main arrival station: 41 Main St
Poughkeepsie has one train station.
Train stations in Poughkeepsie:
41 Main St
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