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There are 8 ways to get from Albany to Charlottesville by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly Albany to Charlottesville  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Charlottesville (CHO) ALB - CHO

$192 - $842

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Bus  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 251
  2. Take the bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Washington to Charlottesville

$53 - $152

6 alternative options

Fly Albany to Washington Dulles, shuttle  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ALB - IAD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Charlottesville  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charlottesville (CHO) LGA - CHO

$220 - $620

Fly Albany to Reagan Washington, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ALB - DCA
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station

$134 - $334

Train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station

$185 - $488

Bus, shuttle  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street to Arlington, VA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Charlottesville 482.8 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Charlottesville is to fly which costs $190 - $850 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Charlottesville. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Charlottesville via NY Port Authority Bus Terminal and Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany station to Charlottesville station. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station and arriving at Charlottesville Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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The distance between Albany and Charlottesville is 407 miles. The road distance is 482.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Charlottesville without a car is to train which takes 9 h 4 min and costs $180 - $490.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Albany to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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Albany to Charlottesville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albany, Ny station.

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Albany to Charlottesville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Charlottesville is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs $190 - $850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $490 and takes 9 h 4 min, you could also bus, which costs $50 - $160 and takes 11 h 9 min.

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  • Distance: 407 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Charlottesville, VA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Albany to Charlottesville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Charlottesville via New York Penn Station and Washington Union Station in around 9 h 4 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Albany to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Albany to Charlottesville via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Albany to Charlottesville via Reagan Washington, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Albany to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Albany to Charlottesville via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Albany to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Charlottesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab
Phone
+1 (434) 981-0585
Website
visitcharlottesville.org
Shuttle from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
visitcharlottesville.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Washington, Dc to Amtrak Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Vamoose Bus
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street to Arlington, VA
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vamoosebus.com

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There is no direct flight from Albany Airport to Charlottesville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 39 min and has one stopover.

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Albany to Charlottesville bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Charlottesville station.

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Albany to Charlottesville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charlottesville Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Charlottesville is 483 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to drive from Albany to Charlottesville.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Albany Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Charlottesville. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 20 min and costs $2.

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