There are 6 ways to get from Albany to Staten Island 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  •  3 h 32 min

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

$40 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4051 / ...
  2. Take the bus from W 42 St/8 Av to Eltingville/Transit Center X17j / ...

$22 - $53

4 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  3 h 49 min

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

$34 - $88

Train, bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from 5 Av/W 41 St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St X1 / ...

$37 - $86

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Staten Island 165.2 miles

$16 - $24

Fly, train, bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR) ALB - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark to World Trade Center
  3. Take the bus from Broadway/Park Pl to Hylan Bl/Montreal Av

$188 - $404

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Staten Island is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Staten Island is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 58 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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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Albany to Staten Island, including transfers.

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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 4 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Albany to Staten Island hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. VIA Rail also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Albany to Staten Island hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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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
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
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 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 Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $95
Business
$65 - $90
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $170
Train from Albany to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $95
Business
$65 - $90
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $170
Bus operators
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
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 5 Av/W 41 St to Hylan Bl/Buffalo St
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/Park Pl to Hylan Bl/Montreal Av
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
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 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

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