Albany, NY to Boston bus

Cheap bus tickets from Albany, NY to Boston

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05:00PMAlbany, NY3h15 08:15PMBoston
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Bus times from Albany, NY to Boston

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Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

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3 h 15 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

223 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Albany, NY for Boston every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Bus from Albany, NY to Boston

distanceDistance138 miles (223 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$36 (€32)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersAmtrak, Greyhound, Peter Pan Bus or OurBus

Buses from Albany, NY to Boston cover the 138 miles (223 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Amtrak, Greyhound, Peter Pan Bus or OurBus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $15 (€13), but the average price of bus tickets is $36 (€32).

Bus companies: Greyhound, Amtrak and Peter Pan Bus from Albany, NY to Boston

Travel to Boston from Albany, NY from $15 (€13) with Omio’s bus partners Greyhound, Amtrak and Peter Pan Bus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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Amtrak is the main bus company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak buses running daily, you can travel by bus across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela bus for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your bus journey between Albany, NY and Boston, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

  • Average Price: $15

Are you making plans to travel from Albany, NY to Boston? Why not take a bus with Peter Pan Bus? Omio can show you current Peter Pan Bus bus times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Albany, NY to Boston buses all in one place. On the Peter Pan Bus bus, you can expect to travel 138 miles (223 km) from Albany, NY to Boston. If you use the Omio app to search for buses between Albany, NY and Boston, you can quickly see if the Peter Pan Bus ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a bus. Once you have found your perfect one-way Peter Pan Bus bus from Albany, NY to Boston, book your cheap bus tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    One of the best ways to travel to Boston from Albany, NY is by taking a bus with Greyhound. Omio helps you find the ideal Greyhound bus to Boston from Albany, NY by showing you Greyhound current bus schedules and timetables, the bus tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Albany, NY to Boston trip. You can expect to travel 138 miles (223 km) from Albany, NY to Boston on a bus with Greyhound. If you are using the Omio app to search for buses between Albany, NY and Boston, you can check straight away if the Greyhound ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the bus station. Once you’ve found that perfect bus, book your Greyhound bus ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Albany, NY to Boston!

    Bus information from Albany, NY to Boston with Greyhound:

    • Average Duration: 4 h 40 min
    • Greyhound frequency: 1 a day

    Bus from Albany to Boston

    The buses from Albany, NY to Boston, MA run at least twice a day depending on the day of the week. The distance covered by this route is more or less 138 miles (223 km). It takes the buses at least 4h 5min to make it to Boston. The days of the week with the most routes are from Thursday to Monday. On Sunday, the provider operates an extra route that goes both to Downtown Boston as well as the Boston Airport.

       

    Albany to Boston Bus Time: Daily Departures

    There are daily departures from Albany, NY making their way to Boston, MA. There are two departures per day on both Tuesday and Wednesday, and four departures per day from Thursday to Monday. In conclusion, there are generally about 24 routes per week traveling from Albany to Boston. The first bus of the day departs out of Albany at around 7:40 a.m. As for the last bus of the day, it’s at approximately 3:45 p.m.

    How long is the journey by bus from Albany to Boston?

    The bus ride from Albany to Boston covers a distance of approximately 138 miles (223 km). The duration of the journey ranges from about 4h 5min to more or less 5h 20min. This depends on the provider, as well as the number of stopovers made in between Albany and Boston. The shortest journey is direct and generally the last route of the day, departing daily from Albany at around 3:45 p.m. This option is just about 4h 5min long.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for bus from Albany to Boston?

    Departure bus station: The buses depart from the Albany Bus Terminal. This bus terminal is located just about 0.6 miles (1 km) from Downtown Albany. The get to the station from the center you can either walk in less than 15min or catch one of the various public buses that can get you there in about 10min. The facilities available at the station are limited to restrooms, a waiting area and some vending machines.

    Arrival bus station: The bus arrival station in Boston is the Boston South Station. The South Station is about 1 mile (2 km) away from downtown, depending on where your final destination is in the Boston city center. There are multiple public transport options departing out of South Station that take you towards Downtown Boston in about 10min. At the station you’ll find restrooms, a waiting area as well as options for buying food.

    Boston Cityscape Port. Source: Shutterstock

    Which bus companies travel from Albany to Boston?

    There are two bus companies operating the routes between Albany and Boston. Greyhound operates two daily trips that are also direct, not requiring passengers to switch buses at any point. The duration of the Greyhound buses range between about 4h 5min and 4h 50min. The other provider operating buses from Albany to Boston is Peter Pan. The Peter Pan routes have either one or two bus changes before arriving in Boston. The duration of the Peter Pan journeys vary between 4h 15min and about 5h 20min depending on the number of stops. Peter Pan buses operate twice a day from Thursday to Monday.

    Greyhound buses from Albany to Boston

    Greyhound operates daily rides from Albany, NY to Boston, MA. The routes are generally twice a day, 14 times a week. The two departures out of Albany are normally at about 7:40 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. These bus routes are direct and don’t require passengers to change buses at any point. The duration of the ride ranges between more or less 4h 5min and 4h 50min. The faster route is generally the bus departing at around 3:45 p.m.

    Peter Pan buses from Albany to Boston

    Peter Pan operates routes between Albany, NY and Boston, MA from Thursdays to Mondays. These Peter Pan buses depart from Albany twice a day at around 11:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. On Sundays, Omio offers a route with Peter Pan that makes a stop in Boston South Station and continues to the Boston Logan Airport Bus Stop. Peter Pan routes from Albany to Boston have stops in either just Springfield, MA, or in both Springfield, MA and Hartford, CT. The duration of the Peter Pan routes vary between about 4h 15min and 5h 20min.

    Bus Albany to Boston: Services on Board

    Both the Greyhound and the Peter Pan routes from Albany to Boston only offer Standard fares with one available travel class. With the fares available for both Greyhound and Peter Pan, each passenger’s ticket includes one carry-on item up to 25 lbs (11 kg) and one 50 lbs (22.5 kg) bag stored under the bus. For an extra fee, you are allowed up to two more bags, with Greyhound, to store under the bus.

    Traveling with Peter Pan, passengers are allowed one small cat or dog on board with them as long as it is transported in a pet carrier that does not exceed 25 lbs (11 kg) including the weight of the animal. In this case, pet carriers count as your one piece of carry-on luggage. As for traveling with Greyhound, the only animals allowed on board are service animals. Greyhound does not consider emotional support dogs as service dogs. Bicycles are allowed on Greyhound buses in the lower storage as oversized luggage and requires paying a fee.

    The bike must be stored in either a wooden or canvas container. Unpackaged bikes are allowed on Peter Pan buses on a space available basis. Both Greyhound and Peter Pan buses have priority seating available for passengers with disabilities as well as assistance to board the bus.

    How to find cheap bus tickets from Albany to Boston?

    The best way to find more affordable prices for your bus tickets from Albany to Boston is by booking in advance. The sooner you book your tickets, the less the price will increase. Ticket prices tend to be at their highest closer to the departure dates. Being flexible with your travel dates may also allow you to pick and choose cheaper routes and departures. In this case, the faster journeys aren’t necessarily more expensive than the journeys with changes, as one would expect. Generally, booking with Greyhound as opposed to Peter Pan, you will find more affordable bus prices.

    Boston City Old House. Source: Shutterstock

    To Boston by bus—travel tips

    Boston is Massachusetts’ capital city known for its history in the Revolutionary War as well as the iconic Red Soxs baseball team. Visit Boston with the idea in mind that the ideal way to get to know Boston is mainly by walking the streets and taking it all in.

    Make your way to the North End, Boston’s oldest neighborhood, for the architecture and delicious food. Plan a picnic or just hang out enjoying a sunny day at the Boston Common public park or the Boston Public Garden.

    To catch up on your history lessons, follow the red line on the sidewalk that takes you on a 2.5 mile (4 km) walk along what’s known as the Freedom Trail. The Freedom Trail is a self-guided tour of the sites linked to the American Revolution. If you’re looking for an area with upscale, chic dining, find a place to eat in Back Bay.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Boston from Albany, NY

    Take the bus to Boston easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Albany, NY to Boston.
    FAQs
    Bus tickets between Albany, NY and Boston for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $15 (€13)  one way in the next 7 days.
    The Albany, NY to Boston bus ticket price is on average $36 (€32)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    You should expect to travel around 138 miles (223 km)  between Albany, NY and Boston by bus.
    The Albany, NY to Boston bus duration is on average 3 h 15 min, which is to be expected when traveling 138 miles (223 km) from Albany, NY to Boston. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    If you're looking for buses from Albany, NY to Boston, you can rely on Amtrak, Greyhound, Peter Pan Bus or OurBus to get you to Boston. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Albany, NY to Boston route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day from Albany, NY to Boston. If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Amtrak. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
    The average number of buses departing Albany, NY for Boston is 1 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest bus departing from Albany, NY to Boston leaves at 11: 40 AM. The last bus departing from Albany, NY to Boston leaves at 9: 00 PM. You can find the latest Albany, NY to Boston bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    If you buy a bus ticket from Albany, NY to Boston within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $36 (€32) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Albany, NY to Boston are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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