COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in United States. Learn More.
Duration 3h 10m
Distance 166.9 miles
Average price $75
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between New York and Schenectady, NY takes 3h 10m and the fastest train takes 3h 3m. The train service runs several times per day from New York to Schenectady, NY. 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 Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Schenectady, NY
3h 14m
Bookable on Rome2rio
$55 - $110

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from New York to Schenectady, NY? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within United States. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for United States.

Learn More.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Schenectady. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 8m.

More details

It is 145 miles from New York to Schenectady, NY. It is approximately 166.9 miles to drive.

Get driving directions

New York to Schenectady, NY train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

More details

New York to Schenectady, NY train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Schenectady station.

More details

There are 229+ hotels available in Schenectady, NY. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

What companies run services between New York and Schenectady, NY?

Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Schenectady 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 8m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
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
$55 - $110
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
$55 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$85 - $120

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps