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Duration 2h 54m
Distance 149 miles
Average price $45
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Jackson Heights and Albany takes 2h 54m and the fastest train takes 2h 37m. There is a train service every few hours from Jackson Heights 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. New York Penn Station
  2. Albany
3h 34m
$34 - $51

Jackson Heights to Albany train times

Trains run hourly between Jackson Heights and Albany. The earliest departure is at 16:23 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Jackson Heights is at 22:12 which arrives into Albany at 01:15. All services require a transfer at Penn Station and take an average of 2h 54m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Jackson Heights to Albany station. However, there are services departing from Woodside and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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The distance between Jackson Heights and Albany is 132 miles. The road distance is 149 miles.

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

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Jackson Heights 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 Jackson Heights 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. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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 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
VIA Rail
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$27 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$75 - $110

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