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Duration 2h 57m
Distance 147.3 miles
Average price $73
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Astoria and Albany takes 2h 57m and the fastest train takes 2h 46m. There is a train service every few hours from Astoria to Albany. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. New York Penn Station
  2. Albany
3h 53m
$53 - $103

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No, there is no direct train from Astoria to Albany station. However, there are services departing from 30 Av and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 53m.

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The distance between Astoria and Albany is 131 miles. The road distance is 147.3 miles.

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Astoria to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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Astoria to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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There are 240+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Astoria and Albany?

Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 30m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
VIA Rail
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$27 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110

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