How long is the Amtrak train ride from Poughkeepsie to Rochester?

Amtrak Albany to NYCFrom Poughkeepsie Amtrak station to Rochester, the train ride is approximately 5 hours and 40 minutes. Along the way, you will pass through the beautiful Hudson River-side communities of Hudson and Rhinecliff. Read about these Amtrak stops and travel suggestions here.

As you travel from Poughkeepsie to Rochester you will have a view of the woodsy Central New York destinations of Rome, Utica, and Amsterdam. Read about these Amtrak stops and travel suggestions here.

Looking for things to do in Rochester? At the gate of the Finger Lakes region, Rochester always offers a celebration. Artisan Works, Seneca Park Zoo, Rochester Museum and Science Center, Eastman Theatre, Rochester Public Market, Seabreeze Amusement Park are all near the station and a great way to spend the day in the “Festival City.” Read through these events for more engaging activities throughout Rochester.

Amtrak Trains from Poughkeepsie to Rochester

Empire Service (10 stops)
Ethan Allen Express (2 stops to Albany-Rensselaer transfer)
Lake Shore Limited (5 stops)
Maple Leaf (8 stops)

New York by Rail