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

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

Fall 2021:  Sunday, August 29 through Sunday, December 12                               Spring 2022:  Sunday, January 30 through Sunday, May 22

Metro-North (Poughkeepsie to NYC)

  • Bus Leaves Kline Stop:  4:45 pm | 6:45 pm | 8:45 pm
  • Picks up for Trains Arriving From NYC: 5:42 pm | 7:42 pm | 9:42 pm
  • For Trains Departing at: 5:50 pm | 7:53 pm | 9:45 pm
  • Bus Leaves Poughkeepsie Station: 6:00 pm | 8:00 pm | 10:00 pm

Amtrak (Rhinecliff to NYC)

  • Bus Leaves Kline Stop: 6:15 pm | 8:15 pm
  • For Trains Arriving at:  6:54 pm | 8:53 pm
  • For Trains Departing at: 7:00 pm | 8:59 pm
  • Bus Leaves Rhinecliff Station: 7:15 pm | 9:15 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.