Weekend Train Shuttles

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

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.

Online Fall Semester tickets are on by September 8!

Fall 2023:  Friday, September 1 through Sunday, December 17                              Spring 2024:  Friday, January 26 through Friday, May 19

Travel to Rhinecliff Station takes 20 to 25 minutes, and travel to Poughkeepsie Station takes 45 to 50 minutes, depending on weather and traffic.  Plan your train times accordingly.



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.

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 Regroup.com, the Campus Emergency Notification System.


All schedules have been provided by Bard Transportation Services. For more information call 845-758-7625, or email [email protected].