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There are 5 ways to get from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Newark Airport - Terminal B

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Bus via Ridgewood

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Ridgewood
  2. Take the bus from Ridgewood, NJ - to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Newark Airport - Terminal B

Drive

  1. Drive from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR)

Line 1 bus, fly

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Capitol/Hawk Station - Washington Ave & Hawk St to Colonie Station - Central Ave & Colonie Center
  2. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR)
Albany → Newark Airport (EWR)
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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR). However, there are services departing from Albany, NY and arriving at Newark Airport - Terminal B via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany station to Newark Airport (EWR). However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station and arriving at Terminal B via New York Penn Station and Newark Liberty Airport Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Albany and Newark Airport (EWR) is 138 miles. The road distance is 152.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) without a car is to train which takes 3h 10m and costs $50 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR), including transfers.

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Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albany, NY station.

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Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) is to train which takes 3h 10m and costs $50 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $70 and takes 4h.

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  • Distance: 138.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 10m

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Newark Airport (EWR), USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) via Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 4h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
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 New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Albany to Ridgewood
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $27
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Ridgewood to New York
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$25 - $40
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailways.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Ridgewood
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
trailways.com
Bus from Ridgewood to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
trailways.com
Newark Airport Express
Phone
+1-(877)-894-9155
Email
olympia@coachusa.com
Website
newarkairportexpress.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Newark Airport - Terminal B
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $17
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Newark Airport Express
One Way - Adult
$17
One Way - Child (0 - 16)
$5
One Way - Senior / Special Needs
$9
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (866) 912-6224
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Ridgewood, NJ - to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from Capitol/Hawk Station - Washington Ave & Hawk St to Colonie Station - Central Ave & Colonie Center
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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The quickest flight from Albany Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 18m.

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Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) bus services, operated by Newark Airport Express, arrive at Newark Airport - Terminal B station.

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Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) is 152 miles. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR).

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United Airlines offers flights from Albany Airport to Newark Airport.

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