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Duration 4h 48m
Distance 188.7 miles
Average price $52
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Islip and Albany takes 4h 48m and the fastest train takes 3h 56m. The train service runs several times per day from Islip 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. Babylon
  2. New York Penn Station
  3. Albany
4h 56m
$40 - $59

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No, there is no direct train from Islip to Albany station. However, there are services departing from Islip and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via Babylon and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 56m.

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The distance between Islip and Albany is 137 miles. The road distance is 188.7 miles.

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Islip to Albany train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Babylon station.

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

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There are 242+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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