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

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Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Rhinecliff-Kingston Amtrak Adirondack / ...

$80 - $117

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Kingston, NY Albany - Long Island / ...

$16 - $28

1 alternative option

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Kingston 56.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Kingston is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Kingston is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 59 min.

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The distance between Albany and Kingston is 52 miles. The road distance is 56.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from Albany to Kingston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Kingston. However, there are services departing from Albany, NY and arriving at Kingston Hospital via Kingston Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Kingston. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Kingston.
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  • Distance: 51.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Albany to Kingston hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $50 and the journey takes 45 min. VIA Rail also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Albany to Kingston 5 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $28 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Rhinecliff
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$29 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $65
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Kingston, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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