There are 5 ways to get from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station by train, bus, car or plane

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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 Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station via New York Penn Station in around 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station via Nanuet, NY and Albany, NY in around 6 h 17 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Islip to Albany via Baltimore
Avg. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Islip to Albany via Tampa
Avg. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Islip to Albany via Orlando
Avg. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Islip to Albany via Baltimore, Chicago Midway
Avg. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Islip to Albany via Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Albany
Avg. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Nanuet, NY to Albany, NY
Avg. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station?

The distance between Long Island and Albany–Rensselaer Station is 210 km. The road distance is 317 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station?

The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to drive which costs $24 and takes 3 h 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station?

The quickest way to get from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to drive which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $24.

Is there a direct train between Long Island and Albany–Rensselaer Station?

No, there is no direct train from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station. However, there are services departing from Ronkonkoma and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

Is there a direct bus between Long Island and Albany–Rensselaer Station?

No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station. However, there are services departing from Lake Ronkonkoma and arriving at Albany, NY via Nanuet, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

How long does it take to get from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station?

It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Long Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station, including transfers.