Hyde Park is a short distance, 6 miles, from the Poughkeepsie Train Station-- for Amtrak and MetroNorth, Hudson Line trains. When you are here in Hyde Park-- you may walk, bike, call a cab, take the bus, or rent a car to get around. (Please be aware, Hyde Park is a small village with historic sites and restaurants, centrally located for day trips of Hudson Valley sightseeing, but not a mecca for in-town shopping.)
Hyde Park has sidewalks which extend from Vanderbilt Estate just a quarter mile north of the Roosevelt Inn all the way to FDR's Home & Library, a mile and a half south. (The sidewalks are not always on both sides of Route 9 and do not extend to the Culinary Institute, another mile and a half.) Route 9 is also considered the biking trail but does not have biking lanes. Bicyclists must follow traffic rules.
UBER and LYFT are now available in the Hyde Park area. There are also local cab companies and airport car/limo transportation nearby.
The Loop Bus has daily service, Monday through Saturday. A single trip/one way fare is $1.75 and customers can pay when boarding the bus. Drivers do not have change, you must have the exact fare. The bus stop nearest the Roosevelt Inn-- Route 9/E Market (Hyde Park), although you can flag the bus between stops. Here is a link to the daily schedule (Schedule C/Hyde Park):
HOW Do I get to Hyde Park from the Poughkeepsie Train Station?
3 EASY STEPS and you can have an Enterprise car rental at the station:
1. Reserve Now - Click on this link to start your reservation. 2. Credit Card Confirmation - Eligible rental customers must possess a major credit card for payment. 3. 20 Minute Call - Customers must confirm station pick-up by calling the Enterprise office at least 20 minutes before train arrival, or by calling 1-800-rent-a-car from a pay phone upon reaching the station. An Enterprise representative will meet you with your vehicle, or take you to the office for pick-up. For questions regarding your rental, please call the branch office closest to your station. For other Customer Service Concerns, call (973)709-2465.
Additionally, there also many local cab services in the area. (The average fare, as of Mar. 15, 2008, for 2 from the Po'k train station to the inn is $15.) Please contact the inn's front office or call (845) 229-2443 if you need assistance with your transportation needs.
Take the Train to a Game! Yankees - E. 153rd Street Station Game Day Train Service
MTA Metro-North Railroad offers plenty of direct, fast, convenient "train to the game" service via the Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven Lines for weekday 7 PM games, as well as all weekend and holiday games during the season. Click here for detailed info.
Poughkeepsie Train Station to Stadium: Approx. 90 min. Weekend Parking at Poughkeepsie Station: Free