There are 5 ways to get from Albany to Yale University by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma 220 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to New Haven, Ct 2021 / ...

$28 - $63

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Bus, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma 220 / ...
  2. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Shuttle / ...

$41 - $92

Train  •  5 h 9 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 New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...

$113 - $271

Bus, line 229 bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Lenox, MA
  2. Take the bus from Lenox, MA to Waterbury, CT
  3. Take the line 229 bus from W Main St and Leavenworth St to Temple St and Grove St 229

$28 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Yale University 130.4 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Yale University is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Yale University is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Yale University. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at New Haven, Ct via Springfield, Ma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany to Yale University station. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and arriving at New Haven Union Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Albany and Yale University is 103 miles. The road distance is 130.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Yale University without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs $27 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Albany to Yale University, including transfers.

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Albany to Yale University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albany, Ny station.

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Albany to Yale University train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Yale University is to bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs $27 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $280 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Yale University.
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  • Distance: 102.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Yale University, CT, USA?

You can take a bus from Albany to Yale University via Springfield, Ma and New Haven, Ct in around 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Yale University via New York Penn Station and New Haven Union Station in around 5 h 9 min.

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 Springfield Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
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
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
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 Springfield, Ma to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Lenox, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Lenox, MA to Waterbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from W Main St and Leavenworth St to Temple St and Grove St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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