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: Sunday, September 3 through Sunday, December 17 Spring 2024: Sunday, January 28 through Sunday, May 19
Amtrak (Rhinecliff to NYC) Travel to Rhinecliff Station takes 20 to 25 minutes, depending on weather and traffic. Plan your train times accordingly.
A 14 Passenger Bard Turtletop shuttle will pick up students at Rhinecliff Station on the Hutton Street side. All passengers will be taken directly to Kline Bus Stop.
- Bus Leaves Kline Southbound Stop: 6:15 PM | 8:15 PM
- For Trains Arriving at: 6:56 PM | 8:53 PM*
- For Trains Departing at: 7:59 PM*
- Bus Leaves Rhinecliff Station: 7:15 PM | 9:15 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: 4:45 PM | 6:45 PM | 8:45 PM
- Picks up for Trains Arriving From NYC: 5:41 PM | 7:17 PM | 9:41 PM*
- For Trains Departing at: 5:50 PM | 7:54 PM | 9:45 PM*
- Bus Leaves Poughkeepsie Station: 6:00 PM | 8:00 PM | 10:00 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.
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 or the individual service provider. For more information call 845-758-7625, or email [email protected].