There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Schenectady by bus, train, car or plane

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What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Schenectady, NY, USA?

Capital Bus Tour operates a bus from Manhattan to Schenectady 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Manhattan to Schenectady every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 11 min. Amtrak also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Avg. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Schenectady
Avg. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Capital Bus Tour
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. to Schenectady, NY - Taste of China 711 State St.
Avg. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
capitalbustour.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Manhattan to Schenectady?

The distance between Manhattan and Schenectady is 226 km. The road distance is 262 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Schenectady?

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Schenectady is to drive which costs $20 and takes 2 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Manhattan to Schenectady?

The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Schenectady is to drive which takes 2 h 52 min and costs $20.

Is there a direct bus between Manhattan and Schenectady?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. and arriving at Schenectady, NY - Taste of China 711 State St.. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Manhattan to Schenectady?

The bus from New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. to Schenectady, NY - Taste of China 711 State St. takes 3 h 45 min including transfers and departs four times a day.