The distance between Washington DC to Poughkeepsie is 253.49 miles or 407.84 km. A train trip from Washington DC to Poughkeepsie typically takes 7 hours, If you are looking to get to Poughkeepsie faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 4 hours and 50 minutes to get from Washington to Poughkeepsie.
Going from Washington to Poughkeepsie by train takes over 7 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Tuesday trains from Washington to Poughkeepsie are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from Washington DC to Poughkeepsie start from $76.00, and on average cost $160.60. Daily there are 18 Amtrak schedules to Poughkeepsie. Amtrak in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Poughkeepsie trains arrive at 41 Main St,
From Washington DC to Poughkeepsie train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to Poughkeepsie faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 0 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 11 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $149.60 for a one-way train ticket to Poughkeepsie.