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Train Route Overview: Rhinebeck to New York

There are 9 daily trains from Rhinebeck to New York. Traveling by train from Rhinebeck to New York usually takes around one hour and 49 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Service train can make the trip in one hour and 39 minutes.

Distance84 mi (136 km)
Fastest train1h 39m
Lowest price$23.00
Trains per day9
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Service
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Rhinebeck to New York

(Based on 12 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Thomas

April 21, 2022- Vacation

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: Spoke to some of the local guys, they’ve been riding the train for a long time. We heard some many great stories. Cons: N/A.

Pros: Spoke to some of the local guys, they’ve been riding the train for a long time. We heard some many great stories. Cons: N/A.

5.0

Knowledge

April 17, 2022- Visiting friends

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: Good trip nothing to complain. Cons: If we are to transfer to buses we need help with directions. That would help. Tips: Book online its less complicated.

Pros: Good trip nothing to complain. Cons: If we are to transfer to buses we need help with directions. That would help. Tips: Book online its less complicated.

4.0

Abdul Matloob

February 11, 2022- Solo travel

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: On time. Comfortable seating. Cons: Seat numbers should be specified. I saw people fighting over seats. Also, on my way back, the Amtrack Wifi was not working at all. Tips: Make sure to be first in line if you want a good seat.

Pros: On time. Comfortable seating. Cons: Seat numbers should be specified. I saw people fighting over seats. Also, on my way back, the Amtrack Wifi was not working at all. Tips: Make sure to be first in line if you want a good seat.

4.0

reeva

October 10, 2021- Visiting friends

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: saved money. Cons: i thought the website was pretty good. Tips: reserve ahead of time.

Pros: saved money. Cons: i thought the website was pretty good. Tips: reserve ahead of time.

5.0

jane

May 16, 2021- Visiting friends

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Pros: moynihan Hall. View of hudson. Speed. Tips: take a photo of your QR code so you can get to it if there is no internet service.

Pros: moynihan Hall. View of hudson. Speed. Tips: take a photo of your QR code so you can get to it if there is no internet service.

What is the price of a train ticket from Rhinebeck to New York?

In the last month, $24.48 was the average price of a train ticket from Rhinebeck to New York. 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 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $13.47 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Rhinebeck to New York will vary between $23 and $34. Planning a train trip to New York within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Rhinebeck over the next 7 days is $24. 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

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Traveling from Rhinebeck to New York 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 $26 whenever you decide to board the train to New York.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Since the average price of train trips from Rhinebeck to New York 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 Rhinebeck to New York?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Service71h 49m$28.79
Amtrak Ethan Allen Express11h 52m$27.05
Amtrak Maple Leaf11h 56m$29.78
  • Amtrak Empire Service

    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 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 Rhinebeck to New York are usually around on the Ethan Allen Express, but you can find deals for as low as $23. 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 Rhinebeck to New York takes about 1 hours and 56 minutes on this line, and the average ticket price is .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Rhinebeck to New York 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Rhinebeck to New York?

The distance between Rhinebeck and New York is approximately 84 miles, or 136 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 39 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Rhinebeck to New York are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Thursday 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 Rhinebeck at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Rhinebeck to New York?

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

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Rhinebeck.

City Information

Rhinebeck

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With its stunning views of the Catskill Mountains, Rhinebeck is a charming and historical town in the northwestern area of the Hudson Valley. Despite being only 2 hours by car from one of the world's busiest cities, Rhinebeck remains a peaceful, quaint town filled with much to explore.

The best way to discover the town is simply by walking through its beautiful streets. Take a walk along Market Street and Montgomery Street for many independent shops and local food fares, as well as hushed bookstores and charming cafes.

Rhinebeck offers many hiking and bike trails, so adventurous travelers should consider bringing a bike along. With several National Parks around the area featuring some of the most stunning mountain views, Rhinebeck offers the perfect place to explore the outdoors. Rhinebeck is also home to the famous Dutchess County Fair. Although the fair is only held annually (usually in August), the fairgrounds are open year-round, exhibiting many events and shows.

Travel to Rhinebeck is straightforward due to its proximity to New York City. Rhinebeck is near several major airports, including Albany International and New York's airports. You can take an Amtrak train or a Trailways NY bus to get to Rhinebeck itself.

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Rhinebeck?

Main departure station: 455 Rhinecliff Rd

There is one train station in Rhinebeck.

All train stations in Rhinebeck:

  • 455 Rhinecliff Rd

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main arrival station: Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

All train stations in New York:

  • Penn Station

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