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There are 6 ways to get from Albany to Pennsylvania Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 33m

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

$40 - $85

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Bus Megabus  •  2h 58m

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

$15 - $26

4 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Albany / ...

$20 - $50

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Albany to Pennsylvania Station 152.2 miles

$14 - $22

Fly to Newark, train  •  3h 21m

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR) ALB - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$198 - $412

Fly to New York La Guardia  •  5h 57m

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

$102 - $502

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Pennsylvania Station is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Pennsylvania Station is to train which costs $40 - $85 and takes 2h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Albany, NY and arriving at New York, NY - Port Authority. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station station and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 33m.

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The distance between Albany and Pennsylvania Station is 133 miles. The road distance is 152.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Pennsylvania Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs $40 - $85.

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The train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station takes 2h 33m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Albany to Pennsylvania Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Pennsylvania Station is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs $40 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $50 and takes 2h 58m, you could also fly, which costs $100 - $500 and takes 5h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Pennsylvania Station.
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  • Distance: 132.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 33m

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Pennsylvania Station, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Albany to Pennsylvania Station hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $85 and the journey takes 2h 33m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Albany to Pennsylvania Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 45m. Greyhound USA also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
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
$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
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
trailwaysny.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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

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Albany to Pennsylvania Station bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at New York, NY - Port Authority station.

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Albany to Pennsylvania Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Pennsylvania Station is 152 miles. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Albany to Pennsylvania Station.

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United Airlines offers flights from Albany Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 2050+ hotels available in Pennsylvania Station. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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

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