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There are 5 ways to get from Albany to Port Washington by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Port Washington Port Washington

$35 - $47

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Bus  •  3h 36m

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

$23

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Bus via Port Washington  •  4h 2m

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

$24 - $43

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Albany to Port Washington 160.6 miles

$15 - $23

Line 1 bus, fly, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Capitol/Hawk Station - Washington Ave & Hawk St to Colonie Station - Central Ave & Colonie Center
  2. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR) ALB - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
  4. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Port Washington

$122 - $498

Albany → Port Washington
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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Port Washington is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Port Washington is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany station to Port Washington. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station and arriving at Port Washington via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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The distance between Albany and Port Washington is 127 miles. The road distance is 160.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Port Washington without a car is to train which takes 3h 30m and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Albany to Port Washington, including transfers.

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Albany to Port Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Port Washington is to train which takes 3h 30m and costs $35 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 and takes 3h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Albany Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Albany to Port Washington train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Port Washington station.

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  • Distance: 127 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Port Washington, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Albany to Port Washington via New York Moynihan Train Hall and New York Penn Station in around 3h 30m. Alternatively, Fox Bus operates a bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Midtown every 3 hours. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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 Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Port Washington
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Midtown
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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
4 times a day
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.

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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 to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from Capitol/Hawk Station - Washington Ave & Hawk St to Colonie Station - Central Ave & Colonie Center
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Port Washington is 161 miles. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Albany to Port Washington.

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United Airlines offers flights from Albany Airport to Newark Airport.

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