Directions from Albany to Cambridge

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. 220 / ...

$22 - $55

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Lake Shore Limited

$40 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. 168 miles

$16 - $24

Fly  •  3 h 12 min

  1. ALB - BOS

$190 - $390

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Cambridge, MA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Albany to Cambridge every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $22 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Albany to Cambridge once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Albany to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Albany and Cambridge is 219 km. The road distance is 269 km.

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Cambridge is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Cambridge is to drive which takes 2 h 55 min and costs $16 - $24.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Boston, Ma. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

The bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma takes 3 h 25 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.