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Duration 5h 57m
Distance 249.8 miles
Average price $91
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Swarthmore and Albany takes 5h 57m and the fastest train takes 4h 52m. The train service runs several times per day from Swarthmore 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. 30th Street Train Station
  2. New York Penn Station
  3. Albany
5h 37m
$66 - $142

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No, there is no direct train from Swarthmore to Albany station. However, there are services departing from Swarthmore and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via Penn Medicine Station, 30th Street Train Station and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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The distance between Swarthmore and Albany is 208 miles. The road distance is 249.8 miles.

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Swarthmore to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from 30th Street Train Station.

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

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There are 106+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Swarthmore and Albany?

You can take a train from Swarthmore to Albany via Penn Medicine Station, 30th Street Train Station, and New York Penn Station in around 5h 37m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40

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 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70

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