There are 8 ways to get from Albany to Hershey by train, bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 37 min

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

$84 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus via Philadelphia, Pa  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 251
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa

$52 - $124

6 alternative options

Train via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak

$149 - $359

Bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY Albany
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...

$55 - $141

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Hershey 287 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Philadelphia, train, line 322 bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Philadelphia (PHL) ALB - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
  3. Take the line 322 bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave

$210 - $506

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway, bus, line 322 bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ALB - IAD
  2. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  3. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  4. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa
  5. Take the line 322 bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave

$176 - $332

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Baltimore (BWI) ALB - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak

$222 - $624

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Hershey is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Hershey is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Albany and Hershey is 223 miles. The road distance is 287 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to get from Albany to Hershey, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Hershey. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave via New York, Ny, Philadelphia, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Hershey, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Albany to Hershey via New York Penn Station, Harrisburg Amtrak, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 8 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany to Hershey via New York, Ny, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 9 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $110
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com

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