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from Albany, NY to Boston

You can get from Albany, NY to Boston by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Albany, NY to Boston on Sep 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:45PMAlbany, NY4h05 07:50PMBoston
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$371One-way
Cheapest
03:05PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak4h47 07:52PMBack Bay Station, MA
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$351One-way
Other options
03:05PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak4h55 08:00PMSouth Station
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$351One-way
07:40AMAlbany, NY4h50 12:30PMBoston
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$461One-way
10:05AMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak8h18 06:23PMBack Bay Station, MA
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$1251One-way

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Tue
Sep 28
$14Amtrak
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Wed
Sep 29
$35Amtrak
$37Greyhound
Thu
Sep 30
$71Amtrak
$34Greyhound
Fri
Oct 1
$14Amtrak
$42Greyhound
Sat
Oct 2
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$36Greyhound
Sun
Oct 3
$35Amtrak
$44Greyhound
Tue
Oct 5
$14Amtrak
$33Greyhound
Thu
Oct 7
$14Amtrak
$34Greyhound
Fri
Oct 8
$15Amtrak
$41Greyhound
Sat
Oct 9
$15Amtrak
$40Greyhound
Sun
Oct 10
$15Amtrak
$44Greyhound
Mon
Oct 11
$231Amtrak
$37OurBus
Tue
Oct 12
$15Amtrak
$34Greyhound
Wed
Oct 13
$70Amtrak
$34Greyhound
Thu
Oct 14
$14Amtrak
$35Greyhound
Fri
Oct 15
$14Amtrak
$41Greyhound
Sat
Oct 16
$71Amtrak
$38Greyhound
Sun
Oct 17
$14Amtrak
$39Greyhound
Mon
Oct 18
$15Amtrak
$33Greyhound

Travel Information from Albany, NY to Boston

distanceDistance138 miles (223 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $38
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $15 (€12) • 4 h 47 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $38 (€31) • 4 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound or Amtrak

Take a bus or train to travel 138 miles (223 km) from Albany, NY to Boston. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Albany, NY to Boston.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Albany, NY to Boston?

You can travel from Albany, NY to Boston 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Albany, NY to Boston?

The cheapest way to go to Boston from Albany, NY is by taking a train, which costs on average $15 (€12).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Boston:

Taking a train is usually $24 (€19) less than taking a bus to Boston, which costs on average $38 (€31) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Albany, NY to Boston?

The fastest way from Albany, NY to Boston is by bus with an average journey time of 4 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Boston that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 47 min   of travel time.

How far is Boston from Albany, NY?

The distance from Albany, NY to Boston is approximately 138 miles (223 km).

How many services a day are there from Albany, NY to Boston?

The average frequency per day from Albany, NY to Boston is:

  • 1 bus a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Albany, NY to Boston as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Boston from Albany, NY, what are the departure and arrival points in Albany, NY and Boston?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Albany, NY to Boston:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Albany, NY to Boston?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Albany, NY to Boston:

    • You can travel by bus between Albany, NY and Boston with Greyhound, and you can find Greyhound Albany, NY to Boston tickets for $38 (€31) on Omio.
    • You can take a train from Albany, NY to Boston with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $15 (€12) with Amtrak from Albany, NY to Boston.
    Where else should I travel to after my journey to Boston from Albany, NY ends?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Albany, NY to Boston often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like New York City, London or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Albany, NY and Boston itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Boston and any of these top destinations today!
    How far in advance should I book my Albany, NY to Boston one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from Albany, NY to Boston, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $38 (€31) one way.
    • A train ticket costs $15 (€12) one way on average for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Albany, NY to Boston tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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