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Duration 6h 45m
Distance 364.2 miles
Average price $163
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bethesda and Albany takes 6h 45m and the fastest train takes 5h 46m. There is a train service every few hours from Bethesda 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. Washington Union Station
  2. New York Penn Station
  3. Albany
6h 58m
$68 - $248

Bethesda to Albany train times

Trains run every two hours between Bethesda and Albany. The earliest departure is at 06:27 in the morning, and the last departure from Bethesda is at 18:39 which arrives into Albany at 01:15. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bethesda station to Albany station. However, there are services departing from BETHESDA station and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 58m.

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The distance between Bethesda and Albany is 310 miles. The road distance is 364.2 miles.

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Bethesda to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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

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There are 108+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Bethesda and Albany?

You can take a train from Bethesda to Albany via UNION STATION station, Washington Union Station, and New York Penn Station in around 6h 58m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55

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 Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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

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