There are 4 ways to get from Albany to Lowell by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Worcester, Ma 255 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Lowell, MA 6227

$32 - $68

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from North Station to Lowell Lowell Line

$49 - $112

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Lowell 175.2 miles

$17 - $25

Fly, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Boston (BOS) ALB - BOS
  2. Take the train from North Station to Lowell

$190 - $394

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

You can take a bus from Albany to Lowell via Worcester, Ma and Worcester, MA - Union Station in around 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Lowell via Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak, Back Bay, and North Station in around 6 h 24 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Albany to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Lowell, MA
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Albany and Lowell is 200 km. The road distance is 280 km.

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Lowell is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Lowell is to drive which takes 3 h 1 min and costs $17 - $25.

No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Lowell. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Lowell, MA via Worcester, MA - Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Albany to Lowell, including transfers.