Family Weekend

Family Weekend Oct 21- 23, 2022

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.

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

A Turtletop Shuttle or Chevy Express Van will pick up passengers at Rhinecliff Station in the parking lot just outside the main lobby.  All passengers will be taken to the Kline Southbound Bus Stop on our Annandale campus.

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

Friday, October 21, 2022

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

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

Saturday, October 22, 2022

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

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

Sunday, October 23, 2022

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

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

Weekend Train Shuttles will operate on normal schedules throughout Family Weekend

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.

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