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

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

Fall 2021:  Saturday, August 28 through Saturday, December 11                           Spring 2022:  Saturday, January 29 through Saturday, May 21

** No drop off or pick up at Rhinecliff Station scheduled for Saturdays**

Metro-North Morning (Poughkeepsie)

  • Bus Leaves Kline Stop: 9:45 am
  • For Trains Departing Metro-North (Poughkeepsie): 10:52 am
  • Picks up for Trains Arriving From NYC: 10:48 am (Metro-North)
  • Bus Leaves Poughkeepsie Station: 11:00 am

Metro-North Evening (Poughkeepsie)

  • Bus Leaves Kline Stop: 5:45 pm | 7:45 pm
  • For Trains Departing Metro-North (Poughkeepsie): 6:50 pm | 8:50 pm
  • Picks up for Trains Arriving From NYC:  6:42 pm | 8:40 pm
  • Bus Leaves Poughkeepsie Station: 7:00 pm | 9:00 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.