Directions for Travellers
Driving to Kingston
From NYC or Albany: Kingston is at exit 19 on the New York State Thruway (I87). From the traffic circle after exiting, take the Washington Avenue route toward the Uptown business district or Colonel Chandler Drive toward the Midtown or Rondout district.
A more scenic route: Drive to Kingston north or south via 9W, often within sight of the Hudson River. Or drive on the Taconic Parkway on the east side of the river and get off at Bulls Head Road and cross the river at the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge. From the west, approach via 32, 209, or 28.
Adirondack Trailways (800-858-8555) Trailways offers extensive scheduled bus service from all major cities throughout New York State to Kingston. Kingston bus terminal is located in the Historic Uptown Kingston Area.
Train service requires some amount of driving to reach the station at the Kingston end. AMTRAK trains run frequently between Grand Central in New York City and Rhinecliff across the river from Kingston and from Penn Station and Poughkeepsie, a 25 minute drive from Kingston.
AMTRAK - Phone # 1-800-872-7245
American Airlines, Delta, United Express and US Airways fly into Stewart International Airport (845-564-2100) near Newburgh, NY, a 40-minute drive from Kingston. Their numbers:
American, US Airways, Northwest , Continental and others fly into Albany International Airport an hour’s drive north of Kingston. Many airlines fly into New York City airports, two hours’ drive from Kingston. Outside Kingston, there is River Aviation (845-336-8400) for small planes.
Albany International Airport - Flight info. only - 1-518-242-2359
All other inquiries - 1-518-242-2200
American Airlines - 1-800-433-7300
ASA Delta , 1-800-282-3424
Com Air Delta, 1-800-354-9822
United Express 1-800-241-6522
US Airways Express- 1-800-428-4322