Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY train

Wed, Jul 17
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Cheap train tickets from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY

Showing times and prices for Jul 17

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

VIA Rail
12:56PM5h37
Buffalo, NY
06:33PMAlbany, NY
$1241One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
04:28AM5h15
Buffalo, NY
09:43AMAlbany, NY
$1471One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
07:22AM5h14
Buffalo, NY
12:36PMAlbany, NY
$1471One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
12:25PM5h39
Buffalo, NY
06:04PMAlbany, NY
$1471One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 17
Amtrak
04:28AM5h15
Buffalo, NY
09:43AMAlbany, NY
0 transfers
Amtrak
07:22AM5h14
Buffalo, NY
12:36PMAlbany, NY
0 transfers
Amtrak
12:25PM5h39
Buffalo, NY
06:04PMAlbany, NY
0 transfers
VIA Rail
12:56PM5h37
Buffalo, NY
06:33PMAlbany, NY
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY

Showing times and prices for Jul 17

Fastest Journey

5 h 14 m

Average

5 h 26 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

419 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Buffalo, NY for Albany, NY every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
07:22AM5h14
Buffalo, NY
12:36PMAlbany, NY
$1471One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
04:28AM5h15
Buffalo, NY
09:43AMAlbany, NY
$1471One-way
0 transfers
VIA Rail
12:56PM5h37
Buffalo, NY
06:33PMAlbany, NY
$1241One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
12:25PM5h39
Buffalo, NY
06:04PMAlbany, NY
$1471One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY

distanceDistance259 miles (418 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 57 min
priceCheapest ticket price$52 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or VIA Rail
Cheapest travel modebus
Cheapest bus ticket $46 (€39)

Trains from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY run on average 4 times per day, taking around 5h 26m for the 419 km journey. Cheap train tickets for this journey start at $52 (€45) but you can travel from only $46 (€39) by bus.

Train companies: Amtrak and VIA Rail from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY trains

You can travel by train between Buffalo, NY and Albany, NY with Amtrak and VIA Rail for as low as $52 (€45). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

VIA Rail Canada is the national passenger rail service of Canada, providing intercity and regional services across the country including trains between Buffalo, NY and Albany, NY. It operates over 12,500 km of track, connecting over 450 communities in 8 provinces. VIA Rail offers a variety of train types, including the Ocean, the Canadian, the Corridor, and the Regional. The Ocean is a transcontinental train that runs between Montreal and Halifax, while the Canadian runs between Toronto and Vancouver. The Corridor is a regional service that runs between Quebec City and Windsor, and the Regional is a short-distance service that operates in Ontario and Quebec. VIA Rail offers a variety of ticket types, including Economy, Economy Plus, Business, and Sleeper Class. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of dining options. The most popular routes for VIA Rail Canada are the Toronto-Montreal route, the Toronto-Ottawa route, and the Montreal-Quebec City route.

Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY train information with VIA Rail:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 37 min
  • Cheapest Price: $127
  • VIA Rail frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY

FAQs: Travel by train from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY 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 Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY can start from as little as $52 (€45) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY is $53 (€45); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY is on average 4 h 57 min   for the 259 mile (418 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Albany, NY from Buffalo, NY by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY leaves at 8: 35 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY leaves at 4: 30 PM.
Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY with Amtrak or VIA Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak or VIA Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Buffalo, NY and Albany, NY to compare what amenities they may offer.
A trip to Albany, NY from Buffalo, NY is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 57 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY is May.
You have options as you can travel from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

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