There are 7 ways to get from Albany to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...

$41 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus Trailways New York  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY Albany

$23 - $86

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4051 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to JKF Terminal 4

$29 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Albany to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 164.6 miles

$16 - $24

Fly Albany to New York JFK  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to New York JFK (JFK) ALB - JFK

$92 - $472

Bus to Worcester, fly to New York JFK  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Worcester, Ma
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK) ORH - JFK

$131 - $696

Fly Albany to Newark, train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR) ALB - EWR
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Take the train from Station D Jamaica Station to Terminal 4

$192 - $414

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albany to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which takes 2 h 53 min and costs $16 - $24.

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The distance between Albany and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 223 km. The road distance is 263 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Albany to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at JKF Terminal 4 via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Station D Jamaica Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Albany to New York JFK Airport (JFK) hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Albany to New York JFK Airport (JFK) hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Station D Jamaica Station to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Rome2rio guide to
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Port Authority NYNJ
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
Trans-bridge Lines

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