In accordance with New York State guidelines, all Bard Transportation Passengers and Drivers are required to wear a face mask.


Reserve your Spring Break and End of School Year Shuttle Seats in our Transportation Store.  Due to space limitations, Spring Break Airport and Train Shuttle ticket sales will end at 11:59 PM Wednesday, March 16.

BARD Transportation will provide Friday shuttles to and from Poughkeepsie Station (Metro-North & Amtrak) and Rhinecliff Station (Amtrak) for students on the following dates:

Fall 2021:  Friday, August 27 through Friday, December 10                                    Spring 2022:  Friday, January 29 through Sunday, Friday, May 20

Metro-North (Poughkeepsie to NYC)

  • Bus Leaves Kline Stop:  1:45 pm | 3:45 pm | 5:45 pm
  • For Trains Departing at: 2:46 pm | 4:48 pm  | 6:50 pm
  • Picks up for Trains Arriving From NYC: 2:52 pm | 4:42 pm | 6:42 pm
  • Bus Leaves Poughkeepsie Station: 3:00 pm | 5:00 pm | 7:00 pm

Amtrak (Rhinecliff to NYC)

  • Bus Leaves Kline Stop: 12:00 pm | 1:00 pm | 3:00 pm | 4:00 pm | 5:00 pm
  • Drop off/Pick up @ Rhinecliff Train Station: 12:15 pm| 1:15 pm | 3:15 pm | 4:15 pm | 5:15 pm
  • Drop off/Pick up @ Rhinebeck Municipal Lot: 12:30 pm | 1:30 pm | 3:30 pm | 4:30 pm | 5:30 pm


Dutchess County Transit’s Route “C” Bus to and from Poughkeepsie Train Station for Metro-North and Amtrak trains is free with a current Bard Student ID ($1.75 without ID). The Route “C” Bus schedule runs Monday through Saturday.

Train Schedules are subject to change.
The Bard shuttle will meet the closest train to the schedule.
To verify train schedules call Amtrak at 1-800-USA-RAIL
or Metro-North at 1-800-METRO-INFO.

NOTE: Due to periodic changes in the train schedules, if you are not certain when a train leaves OR arrives, call: Amtrak: 845-876-3364 or Metro-North: 1-800-638-7646.

All departure times from KLINE will remain the same unless schedule changes dictate. Adjustments will be posted on these pages.

Inclement Weather: In the event of inclement weather (ice and snow), updates will be posted to our home page, and to, the Campus Emergency Notification System.

Contact Security at 845-758-7460 or the Transportation Office at 845-758-7625.