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Trains from Poughkeepsie to Hudson

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Trip Summary

There are 9 daily trains from Poughkeepsie to Hudson. Traveling by train from Poughkeepsie to Hudson usually takes around 36 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Service train can make the trip in 31 minutes.

Distance39 mi (62 km)
Fastest train0h 31m
Lowest price€18.28
Trains per day9
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Service
Train lines3

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

In the last month, €19.96 was the average price of a train ticket from Poughkeepsie to Hudson. 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 €10.08 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 Poughkeepsie to Hudson will vary between €18 and €24. Planning a train trip to Hudson within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Poughkeepsie over the next 7 days is €18. 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

Traveling from Poughkeepsie to Hudson by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around €20 whenever you decide to board the train to Hudson.

Prices as travel date approaches


Since the average price of train trips from Poughkeepsie to Hudson 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 Poughkeepsie to Hudson?

There are 3 train lines with service from Poughkeepsie to Hudson. Amtrak Empire Service is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 7 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Service70h 36m€21.29
Amtrak Ethan Allen Express10h 36m€21.29
Amtrak Maple Leaf10h 35m€30.03
  • Amtrak Empire Service

    Amtrak Empire Service

    Amtrak Empire Service train tickets from Poughkeepsie to Hudson start from €18, and on average cost . Daily there are 7 Amtrak Empire Service schedules to Hudson. Amtrak Empire Service in Poughkeepsie leaves from 41 Main St . And in Hudson trains arrive at 69 S Front St .

    From Poughkeepsie to Hudson train travel on Amtrak Empire Service takes 0 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hudson faster, Amtrak Empire Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 31 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Service offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Hudson.

  • Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

    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 Poughkeepsie to Hudson are usually around on the Ethan Allen Express, but you can find deals for as low as €18. Onboard amenities include WiFi and power outlets, plus a cafe car and business class seating options for added comfort.

  • Amtrak Maple Leaf

    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 Poughkeepsie to Hudson takes about 0 hours and 35 minutes on this line, and the average ticket price is .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Poughkeepsie to Hudson 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 Poughkeepsie to Hudson?

The distance between Poughkeepsie and Hudson is approximately 39 miles, or 62 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 31 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Hudson.

When are trains the most crowded?

Tuesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Poughkeepsie to Hudson. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Tuesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Poughkeepsie at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. 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 Poughkeepsie to Hudson?

There are 9 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Poughkeepsie to Hudson.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Hudson to Poughkeepsie.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Poughkeepsie?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Poughkeepsie.

All train stations in Poughkeepsie:

  • 41 Main St

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