There are 9 ways to get from Albany to Cincinnati by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Albany  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Covington (CVG) ALB - CVG

$144 - $754

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Bus Barons Bus  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Buffalo, NY Albany
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to University of Cincinnati, OH Buffalo

$81 - $161

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Train to Newark, fly  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Covington (CVG) EWR - CVG

$153 - $850

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  7 h 23 min

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

$122 - $742

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Covington (CVG) JFK - CVG

$194 - $639

Bus to Hartford, fly  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Covington (CVG) BDL - CVG

$167 - $659

Train, bus  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh 1105 / ...

$111 - $295

Bus SkyHorse / Jaguar  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY - LC Coach Bus 217 Central Ave. to New York - 19 Pike St. Capital Bus Tours
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH

$90

Drive  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Cincinnati 720.2 miles

$70 - $110

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Cincinnati. However, there are services departing from Albany, NY and arriving at University of Cincinnati, OH via Buffalo, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

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The distance between Albany and Cincinnati is 615 miles. The road distance is 720.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Cincinnati without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Albany to Cincinnati, including transfers.

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Albany to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Albany, NY station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Cincinnati is to fly which takes 6 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Albany Airport to Covington Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 53 min and has one stopover.

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Albany to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at University of Cincinnati, OH station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Cincinnati is 720 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 10 min to drive from Albany to Cincinnati.

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

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Map of how to get from Albany to Cincinnati.
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  • Distance: 615.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Cincinnati, OH, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Albany to Cincinnati hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany to Cincinnati via Buffalo, NY in around 15 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Hartford to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Hartford to Covington via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Albany to Covington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Albany to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Hartford to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Albany to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Albany to Covington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Albany to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Newark to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Hartford to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Hartford to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to Covington via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Albany to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Hartford to Covington via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Albany to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$360 - $490
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Capital Bus Tour
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from Albany, NY - LC Coach Bus 217 Central Ave. to New York - 19 Pike St.
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
capitalbustour.com
Book at
gotobus.com
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.com

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 42 min and costs .

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