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Duration 3h 45m
Distance 169.1 miles
Average price $46
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Jamaica Station and Schenectady (Station) takes 3h 45m and the fastest train takes 3h 31m. The train service runs several times per day from Jamaica Station to Schenectady (Station). 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. Schenectady (Station)
4h 33m
$35 - $57

Jamaica Station to Schenectady (Station) train times

Trains run every four hours between Jamaica Station and Schenectady (Station). The service departs Jamaica Station at 17:15 in the afternoon, which arrives into Schenectady (Station) at 20:54. All services require a transfer at Penn Station and take an average of 3h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Jamaica Station to Schenectady (Station) station. However, there are services departing from Jamaica and arriving at Schenectady Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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The distance between Jamaica Station and Schenectady (Station) is 147 miles. The road distance is 169.1 miles.

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Jamaica Station to Schenectady (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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Jamaica Station to Schenectady (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Schenectady Amtrak Station.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Schenectady (Station). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Jamaica Station and Schenectady (Station)?

Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 3m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50

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 Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
VIA Rail
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$80 - $110

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