There are 10 ways to get from Albany to Virginia Beach by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Albany to Norfolk  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Norfolk (ORF) ALB - ORF

$182 - $826

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Bus via 49Th & Quarantine  •  17h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Albany
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Norfolk, VA OurBus

$44 - $92

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Norfolk  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Norfolk (ORF) LGA - ORF

$207 - $728

Train to Newark, fly to Norfolk  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Norfolk (ORF) EWR - ORF

$228 - $638

Fly Albany to Newport News, bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newport News (PHF) ALB - PHF
  2. Take the bus from Newport News Amtrak Station to Virginia Beach Amtrak Bus Stop

Train to New York JFK, fly to Norfolk  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Norfolk (ORF) JFK - ORF

$201 - $679

Bus  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4061 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Times Square 37th St to Lynnhaven Mall Virginia Beach NYC to Newport News

$64 - $77

Train, bus  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Times Square 37th St to Virginia Beach, VA NYC to Newport News

$74 - $91

Train  •  13h 5m

  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 Norfolk Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$126 - $248

Drive  •  9h 19m

  1. Drive from Albany to Virginia Beach 497.6 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Virginia Beach is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 9h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Virginia Beach is to fly which costs $180 - $850 and takes 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at First Colonial & Donna via New York, NY - Times Square 37th St and Lynnhaven Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 44m.

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The distance between Albany and Virginia Beach is 420 miles. The road distance is 497.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Virginia Beach without a car is to bus which takes 10h 44m and costs $60 - $80.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Albany to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Albany to Virginia Beach is to fly which takes 5h 35m and costs $180 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $80 and takes 10h 44m, you could also train, which costs $120 - $250 and takes 13h 5m.

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There is no direct flight from Albany Airport to Norfolk Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Albany to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Sprinter Bus, arrive at Lynnhaven Mall Virginia Beach station.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Virginia Beach.
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  • Distance: 420.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Virginia Beach, VA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Albany to Virginia Beach hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany to Virginia Beach via New York, Ny, New York, NY - Times Square 37th St, Lynnhaven Mall Virginia Beach, and Lynnhaven Mall in around 10h 44m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Albany to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Albany to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Albany to Newport News via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Albany to Newport News via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Albany to Newport News via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Albany to Newport News via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Albany to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Newark to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Newark to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$65 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$90 - $200
Business Class Seat
$150 - $260
Bus 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
Bus from Newport News Amtrak Station to Virginia Beach Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.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, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $60
Sprinter Bus
Phone
+1 757-456-5555
Website
sprinterbus.net
Bus from New York, NY - Times Square 37th St to Lynnhaven Mall Virginia Beach
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $45
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Sprinter Bus
Bus from New York, NY - Times Square 37th St to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $45
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Sprinter Bus
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Norfolk, VA
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Book at
ourbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Virginia Beach is 498 miles. It takes approximately 9h 19m to drive from Albany to Virginia Beach.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Albany Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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There are 477+ hotels available in Virginia Beach. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 31 min and costs $2.

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