Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2024

Fri, Oct 25 – Sun, Oct 27

Students’ families are welcome to ride our Family Weekend shuttles free of charge between Kline Southbound Bus Stop and local train stations on the schedules below.  Reservations are not required.

A Turtletop Shuttle or Chevy Express Van will pick up passengers at Rhinecliff Station, Departing from Hutton Street.  All passengers will be taken to the Kline Southbound Bus Stop on our Annandale campus.

White or Yellow Tonche School Bus will pick up passengers at Poughkeepsie Station Taxi Stand/Bus Horseshoe off the main lobby.  All passengers will be taken directly to the Kline Southbound Bus Stop on our Annandale campus.

Returns to both train stations will depart from the Kline Southbound Bus Stop.

Friday, Oct 25, 2024

Amtrak (Rhinecliff Station)  Travel to Rhinecliff Station takes 20 to 25 minutes, depending on weather and traffic.  Plan your train times accordingly.

  • Bus Leaves Kline Stop: 12:00 pm | 1:00 pm | 3:00 pm | 4:00 pm | 5:00 pm
  • Bus Leaves Rhinecliff Train Station: 12:15 pm| 1:15 pm | 3:15 pm | 4:15 pm | 5:15 pm

Metro-North (Poughkeepsie Station)  Travel to Poughkeepsie Station takes 45 to 50 minutes, depending on weather and traffic.  Plan your train times accordingly.

  • Bus Leaves Kline Stop:  1:45 pm | 3:45 pm | 5:45 pm
  • Bus Leaves Poughkeepsie Station: 3:00 pm | 5:00 pm | 7:00 pm

Saturday, Oct 26, 2024

Amtrak (Rhinecliff Station)  Travel to Rhinecliff Station takes 20 to 25 minutes, depending on weather and traffic.  Plan your train times accordingly.

  • Bus Leaves Rhinecliff Station: 9:15 am | 12:15 pm | 1:15 pm
  • Bus Leaves Kline Stop: 3:15 pm | 4:45 pm | 7:15 pm

Metro-North (Poughkeepsie Station)  Travel to Poughkeepsie Station takes 45 to 50 minutes, depending on weather and traffic.  Plan your train times accordingly.

  • Bus Leaves Kline Stop: 9:45 am | 5:45 pm | 7:45 pm
  • Bus Leaves Poughkeepsie Station: 11:00 am | 7:00 pm | 9:00 pm

Sunday, Oct 27, 2024

Amtrak (Rhinecliff Station)  Travel to Rhinecliff Station takes 20 to 25 minutes, depending on weather and traffic.  Plan your train times accordingly.

  • Bus Leaves Kline Stop: 6:15 pm | 8:15 pm
  • Bus Leaves Rhinecliff Station: 7:15 pm | 9:15 PM

Metro-North (Poughkeepsie Station)  Travel to Poughkeepsie Station takes 45 to 50 minutes, depending on weather and traffic.  Plan your train times accordingly.

  • Bus Leaves Kline Stop:  4:45 pm | 6:45 pm | 8:45 pm
  • Bus Leaves Poughkeepsie Station: 6:00 pm | 8:00 pm | 10:00 pm

Weekend Train Shuttles will operate on normal schedules throughout Family Weekend

BARD-TIVOLI-RED HOOK SHUTTLE 2024-2025  -Operating on a normal schedule.

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.

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].