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Bus  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Kingston Albany
  2. Take the bus from Kingston, NY to Palenville, NY

$26 - $35

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Train, taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Hudson Amtrak Station Adirondack / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Hudson Amtrak Station to Palenville

$99 - $130

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Albany to Palenville 43.8 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Palenville 43.8 miles

$4 - $7

Albany to Palenville by bus

The bus journey time between Albany and Palenville is around 15h 51m and covers a distance of around 74 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 15h 51m. Operated by Trailways New York, the Albany to Palenville bus service departs from Albany, NY and arrives in Palenville, NY. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
15h 51m
Fastest bus time:
15h 51m
Bus distance:
74 miles
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$26
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
19:30
Last bus departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Albany to Palenville bus schedules

Albany → Palenville
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Palenville is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Palenville is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Palenville is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Palenville is to train and taxi which costs $95 - $130 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Palenville. However, there are services departing from Albany, NY and arriving at Palenville, NY via Kingston, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Albany and Palenville is 36 miles. The road distance is 43.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Palenville without a car is to bus which takes 2h 26m and costs $25 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Albany to Palenville, including transfers.

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Albany to Palenville bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Albany, NY station.

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Albany to Palenville bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Palenville, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Palenville is 44 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Albany to Palenville.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Palenville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 35.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Palenville, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Albany to Palenville via Kingston, NY in around 2h 26m.

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 Hudson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Hudson
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$12 - $23
Business
$57 - $60
Economy
$31 - $33
EconomyPlus
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Kingston, NY to Palenville, NY
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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trailwaysny.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hudson Amtrak Station to Palenville
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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