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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. 255 / ...

$17 - $55

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Lake Shore Limited

$35 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. 131.5 miles

$12 - $19

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Worcester, MA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Albany to Worcester every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Albany to Worcester once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 41 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Worcester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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 Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Worcester, MA Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Albany and Worcester is 166 km. The road distance is 210 km.

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Worcester is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Worcester is to drive which takes 2 h 17 min and costs $12 - $19.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and arriving at Worcester Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Worcester, Ma. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

The bus from Albany, Ny to Worcester, Ma takes 2 h 55 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.