There are 7 ways to get from Albany to Staten Island by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3 h 39 min

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

$40 - $88

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4061 / ...
  2. Take the bus from W 42 St/8 Av to Eltingville/Transit Center Sim8 / ...

$23 - $54

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Bus Trailways New York  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY Albany
  2. Take the bus from 5 Av/E 55 St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St Sim1c / ...

$30 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Staten Island 165.2 miles

$16 - $24

Fly to Newark, line 4 subway, bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR) ALB - EWR
  2. Take the line 4 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Bowling Green
  3. Take the bus from Broadway/Morris St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St

$204 - $418

Fly to New York La Guardia, subway, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ALB - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Rector St
  3. Take the bus from Broadway/Rector St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St

$118 - $618

Fly to New York JFK  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to New York JFK (JFK) ALB - JFK

$102 - $490

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Staten Island. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Eltingville/Transit Center via W 42 St/8 Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Albany and Staten Island is 147 miles. The road distance is 165.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Staten Island without a car is to train which takes 3 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Albany to Staten Island, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Albany to Staten Island is to train which takes 3 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 12 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Albany Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Albany to Staten Island bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Eltingville/Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Staten Island is 165 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Albany to Staten Island.

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United Airlines offers flights from Albany Airport to Newark Airport.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Staten Island.
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  • Distance: 146.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Staten Island, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Albany to Staten Island every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. VIA Rail also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany to Staten Island via New York, NY, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, 5 Av/53 St, and 5 Av/E 55 St in around 4 h 12 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Philadelphia, Norfolk
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Albany to New York JFK via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
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
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 5 Av/E 55 St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from W 42 St/8 Av to Eltingville/Transit Center
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/Morris St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/Rector St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
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, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 42 min and costs .

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