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There are 5 ways to get from Albany to East Rutherford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...

$44 - $85

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4061 / ...

$22 - $51

3 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Albany

$24 - $44

Drive  •  2h 28m

  1. Drive from Albany to East Rutherford 141.9 miles

$13 - $21

Fly, train  •  3h 56m

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR) ALB - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
  3. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Rutherford

$200 - $418

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to East Rutherford is to drive which costs $13 - $21 and takes 2h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to East Rutherford is to drive which costs $13 - $21 and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to East Rutherford. However, there are services departing from Albany, NY and arriving at Paterson Ave At Lincoln Pl via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Albany and East Rutherford is 128 miles. The road distance is 141.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to East Rutherford without a car is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs $40 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Albany to East Rutherford, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Albany to East Rutherford is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs $40 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $45 and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Albany Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Albany to East Rutherford bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at New York, NY - Port Authority station.

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Map of how to get from Albany to East Rutherford.
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  • Distance: 127.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 12m

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and East Rutherford, NJ, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Albany to East Rutherford hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $85 and the journey takes 2h 33m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Albany to East Rutherford every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Rutherford
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to East Rutherford is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from Albany to East Rutherford.

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United Airlines offers flights from Albany Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 1996+ hotels available in East Rutherford. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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

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