Beginning of Semester Returning Undergraduates

Fall 2020

Bard Transportation Services is offering free transportation from Poughkeepsie and Rhinecliff Stations for students arriving by train Tuesday, August 18 through Sunday, August 30. You can see the full listing of trains we’ll be meeting below.

Reservations are required, and are made by completing this Google Form. We will confirm reservations to your Bard student email addresses.

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

Each passenger may submit one response to this form. Requests for changes can be made by contacting us at, or by phone at 845-758-7810 during normal business hours, 9:00 AM-4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.


Metro-North (NYC to Poughkeepsie)

Bard Express Vans or TTI White School Bus will pick up students at the upper level Bus Horseshoe and depart:

  • Daily Shuttles- August 18 – August 30, 2020: 12:00 pm | 3:00 pm | 5:00 pm | 7:00 pm

Amtrak (NYC to Rhinecliff)

Bard 14 passenger shuttle will pick up in the parking area and depart:

  • Daily Shuttles- August 18 – August 30, 2020:
  • Pick up @ Rhinecliff Train Station: 12:15 pm| 1:15 pm | 3:15 pm | 4:15 pm | 5:15 pm

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.