There are 8 ways to get from Albany to Washington by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Albany to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ALB - DCA

$104 - $266

Cheapest option

Bus Washington Deluxe  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY Albany
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Times Sq Penn St to Dupont Cir, Washington DC

$41 - $101

6 alternative options

Fly Albany to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Baltimore (BWI) ALB - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$166 - $486

Fly Albany to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ALB - IAD

$150 - $270

Bus to Hartford, fly to Reagan Washington  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BDL - DCA

$107 - $311

Train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express

$163 - $421

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4051 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc 2909 / ...

$47 - $111

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Washington 367.2 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Washington is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Washington is to fly which takes 3 h 36 min and costs $100 - $270.

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The distance between Albany and Washington is 501 km. The road distance is 588 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Albany to Washington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Washington. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Washington, Dc via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany to Washington. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 8 min.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Albany to Washington every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Washington via New York Penn Station in around 6 h 8 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Albany to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
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
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Washington Deluxe
Website
washny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Times Sq Penn St to Dupont Cir, Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
washny.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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