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

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Train, taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Albany to Amsterdam VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Johnstown

$48 - $90

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Bus Greyhound USA, taxi  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Amsterdam, Ny 248 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Amsterdam, Ny to Johnstown

$41 - $62

3 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York, taxi  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Amsterdam, NY - Bus Shelter Gap 0261 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Amsterdam, NY - Bus Shelter to Johnstown

$44 - $60

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Albany to Johnstown 46.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Johnstown 46.8 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The distance between Albany and Johnstown is 40 miles. The road distance is 46.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Johnstown without a car is to train and taxi which takes 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Albany to Johnstown, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Johnstown is 47 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Albany to Johnstown.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Johnstown. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Johnstown.
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  • Distance: 39.7 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

There is no direct connection from Albany to Johnstown. However, you can take the train to Amsterdam then take the taxi to Johnstown. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Amsterdam, NY - Bus Shelter then take the taxi to Johnstown.

Train operators
VIA Rail
+1 1 888 842-7245
Train from Albany to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
44 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
$21 - $30
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $95

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
+1 1-800-872-7245
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Amsterdam Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Trailways New York
(800) 858-8555
Bus from Albany, NY to Amsterdam, NY - Bus Shelter
Ave. Duration
45 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Albany, Ny to Amsterdam, Ny
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$10 - $23
$10 - $15
$18 - $23
Other operators
Taxi from Amsterdam to Johnstown
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32

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