There are 4 ways to get from Albany to Boston Airport (BOS) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Boston (BOS) ALB - BOS

$182 - $382

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...

$22 - $72

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$49 - $107

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Boston Airport (BOS) 173.2 miles

$17 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Boston Airport (BOS) is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Boston Airport (BOS) is to fly which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $180 - $390.

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The distance between Albany and Boston Airport (BOS) is 227 km. The road distance is 277 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Albany to Boston Airport (BOS), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Boston Airport (BOS). However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Terminal A via South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Boston Airport (BOS), USA?

Cape Air flies from Albany to Boston Airport (BOS) 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Albany to Boston Airport (BOS) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $22 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route twice daily.

Cape Air
Flights from Albany to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators

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.

Contact Details
+1 1-800-872-7245
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Contact Details
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
$22 - $35
$40 - $55
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Bus from Albany, NY to Boston, MA South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $55
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