Travel Directions

How to get to Oakwood Friends School

Travel Directions by Car | Air, Train, Bus, Uber, Hotels

Oakwood Friends School
22 Spackenkill Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Fax: 845-462-4251

Directions by Car:


By Air

For arriving students and visiting families, there are several airports in New York that students can fly into that are close. Airports: Kennedy, LaGuardia or Newark Airports. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark airport are the major airports in the NYC metropolitan area. Stewart International Airport located in Newburgh, NY is the closest airport to Oakwood Friends School. Students can fly from anywhere in the United States and the world. Oakwood is a short 30 minute ride from Stewart Airport. The Website for Stewart Airport is:

By Train

Two different train companies, Amtrak and the Metro-North Railroad serve Poughkeepsie and get you to and from New York City.

Other Travel Alternatives

Uber also now serves the Hudson Valley and proves to be the most affordable and convenient option for students to travel to and from New York’s major airports for direct transportation. One could also make use of the Port Authority Busing system in combination with the Metro-North railroad.

Local Hotels

There are several hotels in the area. Here are the closest hotels to campus, the first two within walking distance of Oakwood Friends School:

Hampton Inn & Suites Poughkeepsie
(within walking distance of school)
Tel. 845-463-7500
Fax 845-462-1474

The Residence Inn (Marriott)
Toll-free: 1-800-331-3131
Tel. 845-463-4343
Fax 845-463-4344


Holiday Inn Express Poughkeepsie
Tel. 845-473-1151
Fax 845-485-8127


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