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Duration 3h 9m
Distance 154.3 miles
Average price $66
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Forest Hills and Albany takes 3h 9m and the fastest train takes 2h 52m. There is a train service every few hours from Forest Hills 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
3h 43m
$45 - $92

Forest Hills to Albany train times

Trains run hourly between Forest Hills and Albany. The service departs Forest Hills at 20:10 in the evening, which arrives into Albany at 23:25. All services require a transfer at Penn Station and take an average of 3h 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Forest Hills to Albany station. However, there are services departing from Forest Hills and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Forest Hills and Albany is 135 miles. The road distance is 154.3 miles.

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

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Forest Hills 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 Forest Hills and Albany?

Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $85 and the journey takes 2h 30m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Estimated price
$40 - $85

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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+1 215-856-7924
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110

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