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from New York City to Albany, NY

You can get from New York City to Albany, NY by train, bus or flight.

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Thu
Oct 21
$51Amtrak
$49Greyhound
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Fri
Oct 22
$51Amtrak
$39Greyhound
$206American Airlines
Sat
Oct 23
$50Amtrak
$38Greyhound
$185American Airlines
Sun
Oct 24
$51Amtrak
$39Greyhound
$186American Airlines
Mon
Oct 25
$41Amtrak
$40Greyhound
$112American Airlines
Tue
Oct 26
$40Amtrak
$38Greyhound
$77American Airlines
Thu
Oct 28
$41Amtrak
$40Greyhound
$91American Airlines
Fri
Oct 29
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$39Greyhound
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Sat
Oct 30
$41Amtrak
$38Greyhound
$91American Airlines
Sun
Oct 31
$40Amtrak
$39Greyhound
$112Republic Airlines
Mon
Nov 1
$41Amtrak
$36Greyhound
$185American Airlines
Wed
Nov 3
$41Amtrak
$39Greyhound
$91American Airlines

Travel Information from New York City to Albany, NY

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $76
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€31) • 2 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $39 (€32) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 134 miles (216 km) by bus, flight or train from New York City to Albany, NY. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€31). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from New York City to Albany, NY.

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FAQs
How do I get from New York City to Albany, NY?

There are 3 travel options from New York City to Albany, NY: bus, flight or train.

How do I get from New York City to Albany, NY the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Albany, NY from New York City is by taking a bus with an average price of $38 (€31).

This is compared to other travel options to Albany, NY:

Taking a bus is usually $38 (€31) less than taking a flight to Albany, NY, which costs on average $76 (€62) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $39 (€32) from New York City to Albany, NY.

What is the quickest way to get from New York City to Albany, NY?

The fastest way from New York City to Albany, NY is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Albany, NY that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Albany, NY by flight can take on average 3 h 19 min.

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

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

How many services a day are there between New York City and Albany, NY?

The average frequency per day from New York City to Albany, NY is:

  • 10 buses per day.

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

Where do I depart from New York City? Where do I arrive in Albany, NY?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from New York City to Albany, NY:

    Which travel operators can get me to Albany, NY from New York City?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from New York City to Albany, NY, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Greyhound for buses to Albany, NY. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Greyhound New York City to Albany, NY tickets on Omio for $38 (€31).
    • American Airlines can get you to Albany, NY by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with American Airlines from New York City to Albany, NY for $76 (€62) on Omio.
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Albany, NY by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak New York City to Albany, NY tickets on Omio for $39 (€32).
    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from New York City to Albany, NY?
    Many of our customers traveling from New York City to Albany, NY don't make Albany, NY their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Albany, NY are Paris, Washington, DC or San Juan, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Albany, NY to any of these top destinations today!
    How far in advance should I book my New York City to Albany, NY one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from New York City to Albany, NY, 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 is costing $38 (€31) one way on average.
    • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $76 (€62) one way on average.
    • A train ticket for this journey is costing $39 (€32) one way on average.

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