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Duration 23 min
Distance 18.4 miles
Average price $26
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Schenectady and Albany takes 23 min and the fastest train takes 20 min. The train service runs several times per day from Schenectady 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. Schenectady Amtrak Station
  2. Albany
21 min
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$21 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Schenectady Amtrak Station station and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Schenectady and Albany is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.4 miles.

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Schenectady to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Schenectady Amtrak Station.

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

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What companies run services between Schenectady and Albany?

Amtrak operates a train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 21 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35

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 Schenectady Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Business Seat
$25 - $40
VIA Rail
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Schenectady to Albany
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$11 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
EconomyPlus
$50 - $70
Business
$40 - $60

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