Beginning of Fall Semester L & T Program

BARD-TIVOLI-RED HOOK SHUTTLE SUMMER 2022

Fall 2021 L&T Arrivals

Bard Transportation Services is offering free transportation from Poughkeepsie and Rhinecliff Stations for incoming students and their families arriving by train Friday, August 06. You can see the full listing of trains we’ll be meeting below.

Reservations are required, and can be made now at the Bard Transportation Store. We will send confirmation to your email addresses.

All passengers are required to wear face masks and follow all social distancing protocols.

Metro-North (NYC to Poughkeepsie)

White School Bus will pick up students at Poughkeepsie Station Taxi Stand off the main lobby.  All passengers will be taken directly to registration on our Annandale campus.

Friday Aug. 6, 2021:

  • Trains Arriving at Poughkeepsie: 9:48 am | 11:48 am | 1:42 pm
  • Bus Departs Poughkeepsie Station: 10:00 am | 12:00 pm | 2:00 pm

Shuttles depart Kline Southbound Bus Stop to Poughkeepsie Station at 3:30 pm & 5:30 pm to return parents and guests to the train.  Reservations are not necessary for returns to Poughkeepsie Station.

Amtrak (NYC to Rhinecliff)

Bard 14 passenger shuttle will pick up students at Rhinecliff Station in the parking lot off the main lobby.  All passengers will be taken directly to registration on our Annandale campus.

Friday Aug. 6, 2021:

  • Trains Arriving at Rhinecliff: 8:58 am | 11:56 am | 12:58 pm
  • Bus Leaves Rhinecliff Station: 9:15 am | 12:15 pm | 1:15 pm

Shuttles depart Kline Southbound Bus Stop to Rhinecliff Station at 2:15 pm and 4:45 pm to return parents and guests to the train.  Reservations are not necessary for returns to Rhinecliff Station.


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.

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

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