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from Washington, DC to Albany, NY

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

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Travel Information from Washington, DC to Albany, NY

distanceDistance310 miles (500 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$80 - $171
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $80 (€65) • 8 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $171 (€140) • 1 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, CommutAir or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 310 miles (500 km) from Washington, DC to Albany, NY. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, CommutAir or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Washington, DC to Albany, NY.

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What are the ways to get from Washington, DC to Albany, NY?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Washington, DC to Albany, NY. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Washington, DC and Albany, NY?

The cheapest way to get from Washington, DC to Albany, NY is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $80 (€65) compared to other travel options to Albany, NY:

A bus is $91 (€75) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Washington, DC to Albany, NY costing on average $171 (€140).

Taking a bus is about $34 (€28) less than taking a train, which costs on average $114 (€93) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get 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, taking a bus requires on average 8 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 27 min.

How many miles from Washington, DC to Albany, NY would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 310 miles (500 km) between Washington, DC and Albany, NY.

How many services a day are there between Washington, DC and Albany, NY?

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

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Washington, DC? Where do I arrive in Albany, NY?

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

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get 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 go to Albany, NY from Washington, DC by bus with Greyhound. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $80 (€65) with Greyhound from Washington, DC to Albany, NY on Omio.
    • You can travel to Albany, NY from Washington, DC by flight with CommutAir. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $171 (€140) with CommutAir from Washington, DC to Albany, NY.
    • You can take a train from Washington, DC to Albany, NY with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $114 (€93) with Amtrak from Washington, DC to Albany, NY.
    Where else should I travel to after my journey from Washington, DC to Albany, NY ends?
    Many of our customers traveling from Washington, DC to Albany, NY don't make Albany, NY their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Albany, NY are New York City, Paris 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!
    When should I buy a ticket from Washington, DC to Albany, NY online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Washington, DC to Albany, NY, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $80 (€65) one way.
    • Plane tickets cost $171 (€140) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $114 (€93) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Washington, DC to Albany, NY online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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