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There are 6 ways to get from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Newark  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR) ALB - EWR

$182 - $392

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 48 min

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

$38 - $64

4 alternative options

Fly to New York La Guardia  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ALB - LGA

$134 - $628

Train  •  3 h 13 min

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

$59 - $101

Bus Trailways New York  •  3 h 38 min

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

$40 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) 152.8 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) is to fly which costs $180 - $400 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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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 3 h 38 min.

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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 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Albany and Newark Airport (EWR) is 138 miles. The road distance is 152.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs $55 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR), including transfers.

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Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Albany, NY station.

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

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The best way to get from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) is to fly which takes 2 h 34 min and costs $180 - $400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $110 and takes 3 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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  • Distance: 138.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

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

United Airlines, Cape Air and JetBlue Airways fly from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Albany to Newark via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Newark Airport Express
Phone
+1-908-354-3330
Email
olympia@coachusa.com
Website
newarkairportexpress.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Newark Airport - Terminal B
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17
Book at
Newark Airport Express
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
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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The quickest flight from Albany Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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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 New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Newark Airport (EWR) is 153 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to drive from Albany to Newark Airport (EWR).

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Cape Air, JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Albany Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 1798+ hotels available in Newark Airport (EWR). Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 20 min and costs $2.

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