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Buffalo-Poughkeepsie Train Timetable
There are 3 daily trains from Buffalo to Poughkeepsie. Traveling by train from Buffalo to Poughkeepsie usually takes around 7 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Service train can make the trip in 6 hours and 49 minutes.
|Distance||266 mi (428 km)|
|Fastest train||6h 49m|
|Trains per day||3|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Empire Service|
What is the price of a train ticket from Buffalo to Poughkeepsie?
In the last month, £49.05 was the average price of a train ticket from Buffalo, NY to Poughkeepsie, NY. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 23 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £18.14 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 Buffalo to Poughkeepsie will vary between £47 and £53. Planning a train trip to Poughkeepsie within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Buffalo over the next 7 days is £49. 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
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Buffalo to Poughkeepsie by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £47 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Buffalo to Poughkeepsie in November, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £51 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 23 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Poughkeepsie from Buffalo will be about £18.14 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Buffalo to Poughkeepsie?
2 train services operate from Buffalo, New York to Poughkeepsie, New York. Amtrak Empire Service usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Buffalo 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 Buffalo to Poughkeepsie?
The distance between Buffalo and Poughkeepsie is approximately 266 miles, or 428 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 49 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 Buffalo to Poughkeepsie are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Buffalo at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00. 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 Buffalo to Poughkeepsie?
There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Buffalo to Poughkeepsie.
Where is the train station in Buffalo?
There is one train station in Buffalo.
Where is the train station in Poughkeepsie?
Poughkeepsie has one train station.
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