The Culinary Institute of America is located in Hyde Park, NY on the east bank of the Hudson River, three miles north of Poughkeepsie, midway between New York City and Albany on U.S. Route 9. The campus is easily reached by plane, train, or car.
CIA is approximately one-and-a-half hours from Albany and two hours from New York City, Hartford, CT, and Scranton, PA when traveling by car.
The college is located on 1946 Campus Drive (Route 9), Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499.
Travel by Car:
Decimal: 41.746, -73.933
GPS: N 41 44.759, W 73 55.976
Deg., Min., Sec.: N41 44 46, W73 55 59
New York State Thruway south to exit 18 at New Paltz. Follow Route 299 East to Route 9W south, crossing the Mid-Hudson Bridge to Route 9 north. Follow Route 9 for three miles. CIA is on the left. OR: Route 9 south to Hyde Park. CIA is on the right.
Henry Hudson Parkway north to the Saw Mill Parkway, north to the Taconic State Parkway, north to Interstate 84 West; or Hutchinson River Parkway to Interstate 684 North to Interstate 84 West. Follow I-84 to exit 13, Route 9 north. Follow Route 9 for 16 miles. CIA is on the left.
New York State Thruway north to exit 18 at New Paltz. Follow Route 299 east to Route 9W south, crossing the Mid-Hudson Bridge to Route 9 north. Follow Route 9 for three miles. CIA is on the left.
Interstate 84 West into New York State to exit 13, Route 9 north. Follow Route 9 for 16 miles. CIA is on the left.
Mass Pike West to Taconic State Parkway South to Route 55 West. Follow Route 55 to Route 9 North. Follow Route 9 for three miles. CIA is on the left.
Interstate 84 East across the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge to exit 13, Route 9 North. Follow Route 9 for 16 miles. CIA is on the left.
Several airports are located within two hours of CIA: Albany International Airport, Albany, NY; John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York City; La Guardia Airport, New York City; Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, NJ; Stewart International Airport, Newburgh, NY; and Westchester County Airport, White Plains, NY.
- Albany International Airport
- John F. Kennedy International Airport
- LaGuardia Airport
- Newark Liberty International Airport
- Stewart International Airport
- Westchester County Airport
Metro-North Commuter Railroad operates numerous trains daily from Grand Central Terminal in New York City to Poughkeepsie, NY. Amtrak offers connections to hundreds of major cities throughout the country. Taxi service is available to CIA from the Poughkeepsie train station.
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