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

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Train  •  3 h 42 min

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

$41 - $89

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Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4061 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown

$26 - $62

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Bus, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Albany
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Edison Station Northeast Corridor

$29 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Piscataway 167.5 miles

$16 - $24

Fly to Newark, train  •  3 h 33 min

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

$200 - $412

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Philadelphia (PHL) ALB - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Metropark Amtrak Station

$246 - $626

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Piscataway is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Piscataway is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Piscataway. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at New Brunswick Downtown via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany station to Piscataway station. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station and arriving at Edison Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Albany and Piscataway is 153 miles. The road distance is 167.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Piscataway without a car is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $40 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Albany to Piscataway, including transfers.

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Albany to Piscataway bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albany, Ny station.

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

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The best way to get from Albany to Piscataway is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $40 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $65 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Piscataway.
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  • Distance: 153.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Piscataway, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Albany to Piscataway via New York Penn Station in around 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany to Piscataway via New York, Ny and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 4 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Albany to Newark via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
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
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
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
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Edison Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Metropark Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $170
First Class Seat
$130 - $180
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
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
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Book at
megabus.com

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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 Piscataway bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at New Brunswick Downtown station.

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Albany to Piscataway train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Edison Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Piscataway is 167 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Albany to Piscataway.

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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 132+ hotels available in Piscataway. Prices start at $69 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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