See Winter Intersession under Special Schedules for Train Shuttles Friday, December 22 and Saturday, December 23. Visit our Transportation Store to reserve your Holiday Airport and Train Shuttle seat 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Reservations Required.
Metro North and Amtrak passengers: Traveling to or from Bard College Monday through Saturday? Consider taking the Dutchess County Transit Route C bus between Kline Bus Stop Poughkeepsie Station. The ride is free if you show the driver your current Bard ID while boarding.
Fall 2023: Friday, September 1 through Friday, December 15 Spring 2024: Friday, January 26 through Friday, May 17
Amtrak (Rhinecliff to NYC) Travel to Rhinecliff Station takes 20 to 25 minutes, depending on weather and traffic. Plan your train times accordingly.
A Bard 14 passenger shuttle will pick up students at Rhinecliff Station on Hutton Street. All passengers will be taken directly to the Kline Bus Stop.
- Bus Leaves Kline Southbound 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
ALERT: Due to ongoing construction at Rhinecliff Station, pickups and dropoffs at the station have been moved to the upper level South entrance, at Hutton Street and Dutchess Terrace. Please follow the signs posted at Rhinecliff Station.
Metro-North (Poughkeepsie to NYC) Travel to Poughkeepsie Station takes 45 to 50 minutes, depending on weather and traffic. Plan your train times accordingly.
A White or Yellow Tonche Transit School Bus will pick up students at Poughkeepsie Station Taxi Stand/Bus Horseshoe off the main lobby. All passengers will be taken directly to Kline Bus Stop.
- Bus Leaves Kline Southbound Stop: 1:45 PM | 3:45 PM | 5:45 PM
- For Trains Departing at: 2:49 PM | 4:51 PM | 6:55 PM*
- Picks up for Trains Arriving From NYC: 2:39 PM | 4:39 PM | 6:37 PM*
- Bus Leaves Poughkeepsie Station: 3:00 PM | 5:00 PM | 7:00 ______________________
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.
All departure times from KLINE will remain the same unless schedule changes dictate. Adjustments will be posted on these pages.
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, CONTACT SECURITY DISPATCH 845-758-7460
All schedules have been provided by Bard Transportation Services. For more information call 845-758-7625, or email [email protected].