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Overview: Train from Raleigh to Poughkeepsie

distanceDistance481 miles (775 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Raleigh to Poughkeepsie cover the 481 miles (775 km) long trip taking on average 16 h 28 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available.

Train companies: Amtrak from Raleigh to Poughkeepsie trains

Amtrak will get you between Raleigh and Poughkeepsie at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.


Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey from Raleigh to Poughkeepsie, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Train information from Raleigh to Poughkeepsie with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 16 h 28 min
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Amtrak train ticket between Raleigh and Poughkeepsie:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Travel Tips: Trains from Raleigh to Poughkeepsie

Travel by train to Poughkeepsie easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Raleigh to Poughkeepsie.

What is the distance from Raleigh to Poughkeepsie by train?

The Raleigh to Poughkeepsie train distance is approximately 481 miles (775 km).

What is the Raleigh to Poughkeepsie train travel time?

On average the Raleigh to Poughkeepsie train travel time is 16 h 28 min  for the 481 miles (775 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Which train providers can take me from Raleigh to Poughkeepsie?

When taking a train from Raleigh to Poughkeepsie, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to Poughkeepsie. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Raleigh and Poughkeepsie and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services per day are there between Raleigh and Poughkeepsie?

The average number of trains departing Raleigh for Poughkeepsie is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.