The cheapest trains from Albany, NY to New York City

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Cheapest

$51

Average

$55

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Albany, NY to New York City will cost around $ 55 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 51.

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01:59PMSchenectady Station4h43 06:42PMPenn Station
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$511One-way
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01:32PMSchenectady Station3h13 04:45PMPenn Station
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$511One-way
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05:56PMSchenectady Station3h59 09:55PMPenn Station
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$511One-way
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12:16PMSchenectady Station3h29 03:45PMPenn Station
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$511One-way
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04:30PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h35 07:05PMPenn Station
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$511One-way

Timetable Albany, NY to New York City

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06:15AMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h30 08:45AMPenn Station
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08:10AMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h30 10:40AMPenn Station
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09:23AMSchenectady Station3h22 12:45PMPenn Station
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10:05AMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h40 12:45PMPenn Station
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12:10PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h35 02:45PMPenn Station
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12:16PMSchenectady Station3h29 03:45PMPenn Station
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12:20PMAlbany, NY6h45 07:05PMPenn Station
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12:20PMAlbany, NY6h22 06:42PMPenn Station
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01:05PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h40 03:45PMPenn Station
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01:32PMSchenectady Station3h13 04:45PMPenn Station
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01:59PMSchenectady Station4h43 06:42PMPenn Station
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01:59PMSchenectady Station5h06 07:05PMPenn Station
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02:10PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h35 04:45PMPenn Station
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04:10PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h32 06:42PMPenn Station
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04:30PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h35 07:05PMPenn Station
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05:56PMSchenectady Station3h59 09:55PMPenn Station
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07:15PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h40 09:55PMPenn Station
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Fri
Sep 17
$51Amtrak
$43Greyhound
$195American Airlines
Sat
Sep 18
$51Amtrak
$46Greyhound
$195American Airlines
Sun
Sep 19
$51Amtrak
$39Greyhound
$399CommutAir
Mon
Sep 20
$39Amtrak
$34Greyhound
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Tue
Sep 21
$41Amtrak
$40Greyhound
$78American Airlines
Wed
Sep 22
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$39Greyhound
$118American Airlines
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Sep 23
$39Amtrak
$38Greyhound
$138psa airlines
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Sep 24
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$39Greyhound
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Sep 25
$39Amtrak
$32Greyhound
$241CommutAir
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Sep 26
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$39Greyhound
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Sep 27
$39Amtrak
$34Greyhound
$202CommutAir
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Sep 28
$40Amtrak
$39Greyhound
$78American Airlines
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Sep 29
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$39Greyhound
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Sep 30
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$40Greyhound
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$34Greyhound
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$241CommutAir
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Oct 5
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$40Greyhound
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Oct 6
$41Amtrak
$38Greyhound
$143psa airlines
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Oct 7
$40Amtrak
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$173psa airlines

The fastest trains from Albany, NY to New York City

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Fastest Journey

2 h 30 m

Average

3 h 32 m

Trains per day

17

Distance

217 km

Of the 17 trains that leave Albany, NY for New York City every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 217 km distance in an average of 3 h 32 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 30 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
06:15AMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h30 08:45AMPenn Station
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$511One-way
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08:10AMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h30 10:40AMPenn Station
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$851One-way
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04:10PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h32 06:42PMPenn Station
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$511One-way
04:30PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h35 07:05PMPenn Station
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$511One-way
02:10PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak2h35 04:45PMPenn Station
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$511One-way

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Train Information to New York City from Albany, NY

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Albany, NY to New York City cover the 134 miles (216 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 23 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $43 (€35), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $39 (€31).

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Albany, NY to New York City with Amtrak

For as little as $39 (€31) you can travel by train from Albany, NY to New York City with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train between Albany, NY and New York City.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Albany, NY and New York City, check Omio for Amtrak trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 134 miles (216 km) trip from Albany, NY to New York City, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Amtrak trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Amtrak train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Albany, NY to New York City as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Amtrak train on Omio. If you search for trains from Albany, NY to New York City in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Amtrak tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Amtrak trains between Albany, NY and New York City starting at $39 (€31), buy your official Amtrak tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

Amtrak's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Albany, NY to New York City are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

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FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Albany, NY and New York City cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Albany, NY to New York City to cost as little as $39 (€31)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to New York City from Albany, NY on average?
The train price between Albany, NY and New York City is on average $43 (€35)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Albany, NY to New York City by train?
The train distance from Albany, NY to New York City is around 134 miles (216 km).
What is the Albany, NY to New York City train travel time?
The train time to New York City from Albany, NY is on average 2 h 23 min  for the 134 miles (216 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Albany, NY and New York City by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train companies can take me between Albany, NY and New York City?
For the best Albany, NY to New York City train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Albany, NY to New York City to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there between Albany, NY and New York City?
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Albany, NY to New York City. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Albany, NY to New York City? When does the last train depart from Albany, NY to New York City?
You can take the earliest train from Albany, NY to New York City at 9: 55 AM   or take the last train from Albany, NY to New York City leaving at 10: 15 PM. Look for the latest Albany, NY to New York City train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I buy train tickets from Albany, NY to New York City to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Albany, NY to New York City within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $43 (€35) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Albany, NY to New York City are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.