How to travel from Washington, DC to Albany, NY

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Travel Information to Albany, NY from Washington, DC

distanceDistance310 miles (500 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$69 - $198
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $69 (€64) • 8 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $198 (€183) • 1 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, psa airlines or Amtrak

Travel 310 miles (500 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Albany, NY from Washington, DC. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $69 (€64). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, psa airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Washington, DC to Albany, NY.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel from Washington, DC to Albany, NY. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Washington, DC to Albany, NY is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $69 (€64) compared to other travel options to Albany, NY:

A bus is generally $129 (€119) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $198 (€183) from Washington, DC to Albany, NY.

A bus is generally $92 (€85) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $162 (€149) from Washington, DC to Albany, NY.

The fastest way to get to Albany, NY from Washington, DC is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 19 min.

Other travel options to Albany, NY can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Albany, NY by bus can take on average 8 h 25 min.

In comparison, getting to Albany, NY by train can take on average 6 h 30 min.

Albany, NY is approximately 310 miles (500 km) away from Washington, DC.

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

  • 5 buses per day.
  • Around 9 trains per day.

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

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

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

    • You can take a bus from Washington, DC to Albany, NY with Greyhound. Cheap tickets can be found for $69 (€64) with Greyhound from Washington, DC to Albany, NY.
    • You can take a flight from Washington, DC to Albany, NY with psa airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $198 (€183) with psa airlines from Washington, DC to Albany, NY.
    • You can travel by train to Albany, NY from Washington, DC with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Washington, DC to Albany, NY tickets for $162 (€149) on Omio.
    Looking to extend your trip from Washington, DC to Albany, NY? Many Omio customers who go from Washington, DC to Albany, NY usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or San Juan. If you're looking to explore New York City, Paris or San Juan from Albany, NY, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

    • A bus ticket is costing on average $69 (€64) one way for this trip.
    • A plane ticket is costing on average $198 (€183) one way for this trip.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $162 (€149) one way for this route.

    But we recommend booking Washington, DC to Albany, NY 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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