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Duration 5h 16m
Distance 211.8 miles
Average price $76
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bristol and Albany takes 5h 16m and the fastest train takes 3h 55m. The train service runs several times per day from Bristol 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. Trenton Amtrak Station
  2. New York Penn Station
  3. Albany
4h 48m
$47 - $126

Bristol to Albany train times

Trains run every three hours between Bristol and Albany. The earliest departure is at 15:20 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Bristol is at 21:20 which arrives into Albany at 01:15. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 16m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Albany station. However, there are services departing from Bristol and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via Trenton Amtrak Station and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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The distance between Bristol and Albany is 186 miles. The road distance is 211.8 miles.

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Bristol to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Trenton Amtrak Station.

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Bristol 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 Bristol and Albany?

You can take a train from Bristol to Albany via Trenton, Trenton Amtrak Station, and New York Penn Station in around 4h 48m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40

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 Trenton Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
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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