There are 3 ways to get from Albany to Cooperstown by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Albany to Utica VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utica to Cooperstown

$42 - $101

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Bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Utica, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utica to Cooperstown

$30 - $56

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Cooperstown 76.8 miles

$7 - $11

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Cooperstown. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Cooperstown via Utica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Albany and Cooperstown is 60 miles. The road distance is 76.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Cooperstown without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Albany to Cooperstown, including transfers.

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

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Albany to Cooperstown bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Cooperstown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Cooperstown is 77 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Albany to Cooperstown.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Cooperstown. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Cooperstown.
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  • Distance: 59.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Cooperstown, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Albany to Cooperstown via Utica, Ny and Utica in around 3 h 52 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Utica
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
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 Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Trailways New York
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 Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35

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