There are 5 ways to get from Albany to Pennsylvania Station by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 33 min

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

$35 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  2 h 53 min

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

$10 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4051 / ...

$18 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Pennsylvania Station 152.2 miles

$14 - $22

Fly  •  4 h 9 min

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

$186 - $402

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 $35 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. VIA Rail also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Albany to Pennsylvania Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Albany and Pennsylvania Station is 212 km. The road distance is 243 km.

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Pennsylvania Station is to bus which costs $10 - $26 and takes 2 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Pennsylvania Station is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $35 - $80.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Albany-Rensselaer and arriving at New York, NY. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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