There are 5 ways to get from Albany to Great Barrington by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Pittsfield, Ma 3738
  2. Take the bus from Intermodal Center to Great Barrington Library 21 / ...

$12 - $38

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Train, bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Pittsfield Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Intermodal Center to Great Barrington Library 21 / ...

$26 - $48

Bus, line 21 bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Pittsfield, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Intermodal Center to Lee Premium Outlets 2
  3. Take the line 21 bus from Lee Premium Outlets to Railroad St South 21

$12 - $38

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Albany to Great Barrington 47.7 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Great Barrington 47.7 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Great Barrington. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Great Barrington Library via Intermodal Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Albany and Great Barrington is 38 miles. The road distance is 47.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Great Barrington without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Albany to Great Barrington, including transfers.

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

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Albany to Great Barrington bus services, operated by Berkshire Region Transit, arrive at Great Barrington Library station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Great Barrington is 48 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Albany to Great Barrington.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Great Barrington. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Great Barrington.
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  • Distance: 37.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Albany to Great Barrington via Pittsfield, Ma and Intermodal Center in around 2 h 36 min.

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 Pittsfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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 Pittsfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Berkshire Region Transit
Website
berkshirerta.com
Bus from Intermodal Center to Great Barrington Library
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
berkshirerta.com
Bus from Intermodal Center to Lee Premium Outlets
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
berkshirerta.com
Bus from Lee Premium Outlets to Railroad St South
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
berkshirerta.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Pittsfield, MA to Great Barrington, MA
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Pittsfield, MA to Lee, MA
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Albany to Great Barrington
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Capital City Taxi
Phone
+1 518-478-6994
Website
facebook.com
Duffy's Taxi
Phone
+1 518-783-8294

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