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There are 3 ways to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station) by bus, taxi or car

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Line 117 bus, line 905 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 117 bus from Albany International Airport to Colonie Station - Central Ave & Northway Mall 117
  2. Take the line 905 bus from Colonie Station - Central Ave & Colonie Center to Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway 905 / ...

$4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station) 9.4 miles

$29 - $35

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station) 9.4 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station) is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station) is to taxi which costs $29 - $35 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station) station. However, there are services departing from Albany International Airport and arriving at Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway via Colonie Station - Central Ave & Colonie Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Albany Airport (ALB) and Schenectady (Station) is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station) without a car is to line 117 bus and line 905 bus which takes 52 min and costs $4.

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It takes approximately 52 min to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station), including transfers.

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Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station) bus services, operated by Capital District Transportation (CDTA), depart from Albany International Airport station.

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Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station) bus services, operated by Capital District Transportation (CDTA), arrive at Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station) is 9 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station).

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  • Distance: 7.9 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Albany Airport (ALB), USA and Schenectady (Station), NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station) via Colonie Station - Central Ave & Colonie Center and Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway in around 52 min.

Bus operators
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from Albany International Airport to Colonie Station - Central Ave & Northway Mall
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Bus from Colonie Station - Central Ave & Colonie Center to Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Other operators
Taxi from Albany Airport (ALB) to Schenectady (Station)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Fast Taxi LLC
Phone
+1 518-202-9000
Website
albanytaxiservice.com
Duffy's Taxi
Phone
+1 518-783-8294
Capital City Taxi
Phone
+1 518-478-6994
Website
facebook.com

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