Besides by car, the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest is easily accessible via AMTRAK® which stops at the Rhinecliff Station. This train connects directly to Penn Station, NY City and to Albany, NY. From Rhinecliff, the Dutchess County Fairgrounds is just a short Taxi ride away.
Free Shuttle – SATURDAY ONLY – Sponsored by Dutchess County
One large accessible transit bus will run Saturday Only during the following times:
Leaving the Train Station/Main & Market at: Arriving Fairgrounds at:
10:40 a.m. (for 10:37 arrival) 11:25 a.m.
12:40 p.m. (for 12:32 arrival) 1:25 p.m.
5:40 p.m. 6:25 p.m.
Leaving the Fairgrounds at: Arriving Train Station/Main & Market at:
11:40 a.m. 12:25 p.m. (for 12:35 train)
1:40 p.m. 2:25 p.m. (for 2:40 train)
4:30 p.m. 5:25 p.m. (for 5:32 train)
6:40 p.m. 7:25 p.m. (for 7:35 train)
Dutchess LOOP Bus – SATURDAY ONLY
Available Saturday ONLY. The Dutchess LOOP “C” Bus picks up and drops off at the train station and Main & Market in Poughkeepsie, then drops off and picks up on Route 9 in front of the Fairgrounds.
The fare for students, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities with an ADA card is $.75 one way. The general fare is $1.75 one way.
Buy 1 Full-fare Ticket, Get 1 Free from Amtrak®
This offer is valid for sale between August 6, 2012 – September 5, 2012 and valid for travel on September 8 & 9, 2012 only. This offer is valid for one free companion rail fare with the purchase of one regular (full) adult rail fare. Advance reservations are required a minimum of 3 days prior to travel. Up to 2 children ages 2-15 may accompany each adult at half the regular (full) adult fare. This offer is valid for travel to Rhinecliff, NY and return only. Seating is limited; seating may not be available on all trains at all times.
This offer is valid for travel on the following four (4) select Empire Service trains only: #280, #254, #281 and 1 Ethan Allen Express Train, #291. Please refer to the discount code V325. This offer is valid for coach seats only; no upgrades permitted. The companion and full fare adult must travel together on the same itinerary and have tickets issued together. This offer is not combinable with any other discount offer. In addition to the discount restrictions; this offer is also subject to any restrictions, blackouts and refund rules that apply to the type of fare purchased. Fares, Routes, and Schedules are subject to change without notice. Once travel has begun; no changes to the itinerary are permitted. Other restrictions may apply.
Amtrak®, Empire Service and Ethan Allen Express are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.
Taxi & Car Service Information
Newburgh – All Transportation Network – 800-525-2306
Red Hook/Rhinebeck Cabs – 845-876-2010
A1 North – 845-473-7600
A1 South – 845-471-1100
Allen’s Taxi – 845-485-2411
Anthony’s Taxi Service – 845-485-9090
Del-Roy Taxi Service – 845-452-1222
Tony’s Taxi Limo – 888-414-8123
*Taxi information provided by Dutchess County Tourism
Note: If you will be taking advantage of the Wine Fest Wine Pick-Up service please allow at least an hour to pick up your wine so that you can catch the bus. The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest accepts no responsibility for missed departures, so please be ON TIME.