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

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Bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Worcester, Ma 255 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, MA to Lowell, MA New York, NY - Worcester, MA - Lowell, MA - Methuen - Lawrence, MA

$42 - $58

3 alternative options

Bus via Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, MA to Lowell, MA New York, NY - Worcester, MA - Lowell, MA - Methuen - Lawrence, MA

$48 - $66

Train, bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Worcester Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, MA to Lowell, MA New York, NY - Worcester, MA - Lowell, MA - Methuen - Lawrence, MA

$54 - $75

Drive  •  3h 1m

  1. Drive from Albany to Lowell 172.6 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Lowell is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Lowell is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 1m.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 45m.

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The distance between Albany and Lowell is 125 miles. The road distance is 172.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Lowell without a car is to bus which takes 4h 45m and costs $40 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Albany to Lowell, including transfers.

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

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Albany to Lowell bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Lowell, MA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Lowell is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3h 1m to drive from Albany to Lowell.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Lowell. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Lowell.
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  • Distance: 124.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 45m

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 in around 4h 45m.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Worcester Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
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 Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA to Lowell, MA
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
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ourbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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