There are 4 ways to get from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$48 - $98

Cheapest option

Bus Trailways New York  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Babylon to Albany, NY Long Island

$34 - $64

2 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Islip, NY to Hillside Av/Springfield Bl 495
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$46 - $92

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Albany–Rensselaer Station 196.1 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to drive which takes 3 h 34 min and costs $19 - $28.

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The distance between Long Island and Albany–Rensselaer Station is 210 km. The road distance is 314 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station. However, there are services departing from Hammond Lane and arriving at Albany, Ny via Smithtown LIRR, Islip, NY, Queens Vil, Ny and New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between Long Island, NY, USA and Albany–Rensselaer Station, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Centereach to Albany–Rensselaer Station via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Centereach to Albany–Rensselaer Station via Smithtown Town Hall, Smithtown LIRR, Long Island Motor Parkway, Islip, NY, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Queens Vil, Ny, New York, Ny, and Albany, Ny in around 7 h 58 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Babylon to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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