There are 6 ways to get from Albany to Potsdam by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Syracuse, NY Albany
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Potsdam, NY - SUNY

$56 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus via Syracuse, Ny  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Destiny USA to Potsdam, NY - SUNY

$49 - $87

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Potsdam, NY - SUNY

$64 - $126

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Potsdam 196.4 miles

$19 - $28

Fly Albany to Ogdensburg  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Ogdensburg (OGS) ALB - OGS

$116 - $162

Bus to Boston, fly to Massena  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Massena (MSS) BOS - MSS

$155 - $367

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Potsdam is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Potsdam is to fly which costs $110 - $170 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Albany and Potsdam is 153 miles. The road distance is 196.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Albany to Potsdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Albany, NY and arriving at Potsdam, NY - SUNY via Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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

You can take a bus from Albany to Potsdam via Syracuse, NY in around 7 h. Alternatively, Cape Air flies from Albany to Potsdam 3 times a day.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Albany to Ogdensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Boston to Massena
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 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
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Potsdam, NY - SUNY
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Destiny USA to Potsdam, NY - SUNY
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
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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, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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