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

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Bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal to Downtown Transit Center Burlington 7
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center to State Street at Main Street 86

$40 - $53

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Montpelier-Barre Amtrak Vermonter

$78 - $170

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Montpelier 168 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Montpelier. However, there are services departing from Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal and arriving at State Street at Main Street via Downtown Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Albany and Montpelier is 127 miles. The road distance is 168 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Montpelier without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Albany to Montpelier, including transfers.

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Albany to Montpelier bus services, operated by Vermont Translines, depart from Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Montpelier is to bus which takes 6 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 46 min.

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Albany to Montpelier bus services, operated by Green Mountain Transit, arrive at State Street at Main Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Montpelier is 168 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Albany to Montpelier.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Montpelier. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Montpelier.
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  • Distance: 126.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Montpelier, VT, USA?

You can take a bus from Albany to Montpelier via Downtown Transit Center Burlington and Downtown Transit Center in around 6 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Montpelier via Springfield Amtrak and Montpelier-Barre Amtrak in around 7 h 46 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Montpelier-Barre Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Vermont Translines
Phone
+1 844- 888-7267
Email
info@vttranslines.com
Website
vttranslines.com
Bus from Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal to Downtown Transit Center Burlington
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
Book at
vttranslines.com
Green Mountain Transit
Phone
(802) 864-2282
Website
ridegmt.com
Bus from Downtown Transit Center to State Street at Main Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridegmt.com

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