Student Services

Transportation Services

While Marist is not in the transportation industry, we do attempt to help make planning easier for students where we can. Toward this end, we can offer the following services and resources. Many of which are on a first-come, first-served, as-needed basis.

Dutchess County Public Transit

The County Loop Bus System offers a number of bus routes that provide access to many businesses, restaurants, grocery stores, as well as the train station. The bus runs daily Monday through Sunday. 

Local Services

Metro North Railroad

Metro-North station runs commuter trains on the Hudson Line to New York City, as well as Amtrak trains, located at 41 Main St. in downtown Poughkeepsie.

Amtrak Railroad

The Poughkeepsie train station is a stop on Amtrak's national service. New York City (to the south) and Albany, NY (to the north) are other major nearby destinations.

Short Line Bus

Service is available from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City via Short Line Bus

Taxis

Here are a few options:

  • Allen's Taxi: 845-485-2411
  • Executive Ride: 845-204-7148

2022-2023 Transportation Services

Shuttles are subject to change based on interest/need.
Shuttle buses must reach 50% of capacity in order to be offered.

Thanksgiving Break 2022 Bus Shuttle Ticket Sales

Shuttle Destinations:

Long Island – Roosevelt Field Mall (Bloomingdales)
New Jersey – Arlington Plaza (IHOP) – Parsippany, NJ
CT - Farmington Park n’ Ride (CT) – Off of Route 84
MA – Newton (MBTA Riverside Station) – 333 Grove Street | Newton, MA (Exit 22 off I-95)

Departure Time/Location from Marist:

Tuesday, November 22nd at 5:30 pm from Donnelly Hall

Return Trip Details: Buses return to Marist on Sunday, November 27th

Newton, MA (MBTA Riverside Station) – bus departs at 2 pm
Farmington, CT (Park n’ Ride) – bus departs at 2 pm
Long Island, NY (Roosevelt Field Mall – Bloomingdales) – bus departs at 2 pm
Parsippany, NJ (Arlington Plaza Park n’ Ride) – bus departs at 2 pm

Ticket Prices:

$25/One-Way
$40/Round Trip
Tickets on sale: Monday, October 17, 2022 at 1pm at the Student Activities Office.

 

Winter Break Airport Service

This is a one-way shuttle from Marist to the airport only.

Destinations:

JFK/LGA Airports

Departure Time/Location from Marist: all shuttles depart from Donnelly Hall

Thursday, December 15th at 5 am (JFK & LaGuardia)
Saturday, December 17th at 5 am (JFK & LaGuardia)

Ticket Price:

$40

Students must present itinerary to purchase.
Tickets on sale: Monday, October 17, 2022 at 1pm at the Student Activities Office.

Spring Break 2023 Bus Shuttle Ticket Sales

Shuttle Destinations:

Long Island – Roosevelt Field Mall (Bloomingdales)
New Jersey – Arlington Plaza (IHOP) – Parsippany, NJ
CT - Farmington Park n’ Ride (CT) – Off of Route 84
MA – Newton (MBTA Riverside Station) – 333 Grove Street | Newton, MA (Exit 22 off I-95)

Departure Time/Location from Marist:

Friday, March 10th at 5:30 pm from Donnelly Hall

Return Trip Details: Buses return to Marist on Sunday, March 20th

Newton, MA (MBTA Riverside Station) – bus departs at 2 pm
Farmington, CT (Park n’ Ride) – bus departs at 2 pm
Long Island, NY (Roosevelt Field Mall – Bloomingdales) – bus departs at 2 pm
Parsippany, NJ (Arlington Plaza Park n’ Ride) – bus departs at 2 pm

Ticket Prices:

$25/One-Way
$40/Round Trip

Tickets on sale: Tuesday, February 13, 2023 at 1pm at Student Activities.

End of Year (May 2023) Airport Service

Destinations:

JFK/LGA Airports

Departure Time/Location from Marist: all shuttles depart from Donnelly Hall

Thursday, May 11th at 5 am (JFK & LaGuardia)
Saturday, May 13th at 5 am (JFK & LaGuardia)

Ticket Price:

$40

Students must present itinerary to purchase.
Tickets on sale: Monday, February 13, 2023 at 1pm at Student Activities.