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Overview: Train from New York City to Albany, NY

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$49 (€41)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from New York City to Albany, NY cover the 134 miles (216 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $49 (€41), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $40 (€33).

Train companies: Amtrak from New York City to Albany, NY trains

You can travel by train to Albany, NY from New York City with Amtrak for as low as $40 (€33). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey between New York City and Albany, NY.

  • Average Price: $40

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Amtrak train ticket between New York City and Albany, NY:

  • 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).

Travel Tips: Trains from New York City to Albany, NY

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train from New York City to Albany, NY?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap New York City to Albany, NY trains for as little as $40 (€33)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from New York City to Albany, NY?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the New York City to Albany, NY train price to come in at an average of $49 (€41)  one way.

What is the distance to Albany, NY from New York City by train?

The train distance from New York City to Albany, NY is around 134 miles (216 km).

How many hours is the train time between New York City and Albany, NY?

While the time it takes to travel 134 miles (216 km) to Albany, NY from New York City can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the New York City to Albany, NY train journey time is on average 2 h 30 min.

Which train companies can get me from New York City to Albany, NY?

For the trip from New York City to Albany, NY you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from New York City to Albany, NY on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Can I buy a direct train from New York City to Albany, NY?

Yes, there are direct trains from New York City to Albany, NY, and you can find a direct train for this trip with Amtrak  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

When is the earliest train from New York City to Albany, NY? When is the last train from New York City to Albany, NY?

You can take the first train from New York City to Albany, NY at 12: 15 PM. The last train from New York City to Albany, NY that you can take departs at 10: 15 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from New York City to Albany, NY schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from New York City to Albany, NY to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Albany, NY from New York City within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $49 (€41) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from New York City to Albany, NY a few months in advance.