Shortest distance between Poughkeepsie and Amherst is 264.3 miles (425.35 km).
Flight distance from Poughkeepsie, NY to Amherst, NY is 264.3 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 43 minutes.
It takes 00 hours 39 minutes to travel from Poughkeepsie to Amherst with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).
The driving distance from Poughkeepsie, New York to Amherst, New York is: 358.88 miles (577.57 km) by car.
Driving from Poughkeepsie to Amherst will take approximately 05 hours 29 minutes.
The distance between Poughkeepsie and Amherst is 578 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 06 hours 25 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.
There is no time difference between Poughkeepsie and Amherst. The current time is 04:48:18.
|Average Speed||Travel Time|
|30 mph (48.3 km/h)||11 hours 57 minutes|
|40 mph (64.37 km/h)||08 hours 58 minutes|
|50 mph (80.47 km/h)||07 hours 10 minutes|
|60 mph (96.56 km/h)||05 hours 58 minutes|
|70 mph (112.65 km/h)||05 hours 07 minutes|
|75 mph (120.7 km/h)||04 hours 47 minutes|
|80 mph (128.75 km/h)||04 hours 28 minutes|
A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 47.94 liters (12.66 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Poughkeepsie and Amherst.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Poughkeepsie to Amherst is $51.95 (diesel $61.41).
Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.
The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on January 28, 2023.
The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Poughkeepsie and Amherst (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.