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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  •  3h 17m

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

$47 - $66

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Bus  •  3h 17m

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

$39 - $46

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Bus via Albany, Ny  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4061 / ...

$41 - $56

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) 152.4 miles

$14 - $22

Line 1 bus, fly  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Washington Ave & Hawk St - Capitol/Hawk Station to Central Ave & Colonie Center - Colonie Station
  2. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR) ALB - EWR

$94 - $554

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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 via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 17m.

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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 17m.

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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 17m and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR), including transfers.

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Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) bus services, operated by Fox Bus, 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 17m and costs $45 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $50 and takes 3h 17m.

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  • Distance: 138.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 17m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 33m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Fox Bus operates a bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Midtown every 3 hours. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Midtown
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from Washington Ave & Hawk St - Capitol/Hawk Station to Central Ave & Colonie Center - Colonie Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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The quickest flight from Albany Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) bus services, operated by Fox Bus, arrive at New York, NY - Midtown station.

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Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York 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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There are 7084+ hotels available in Newark Airport (EWR). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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