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Duration 3h 16m
Distance 160.5 miles
Average price $43
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Brooklyn and Albany takes 3h 16m and the fastest train takes 3h 3m. There is a train service every few hours from Brooklyn 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.


  1. New York Penn Station
  2. Albany
4h 5m
$33 - $48

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No, there is no direct train from Brooklyn to Albany station. However, there are services departing from Church Av and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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The distance between Brooklyn and Albany is 140 miles. The road distance is 160.5 miles.

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

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Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn 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.
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