There are 8 ways to get from Albany–Rensselaer Station to Washington 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  •  5 h 57 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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany-Rensselaer to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Washington DC

$31 - $61

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Albany to New York VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. Southbound

$55 - $120

Drive  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Albany–Rensselaer Station to Washington 367.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Albany to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 55 min

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

$104 - $266

Fly Albany to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 20 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 36 min

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

$150 - $270

Bus to Hartford, fly to Reagan Washington  •  7 h

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

$107 - $311

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

You can take a train from Albany–Rensselaer Station to Washington via New York Penn Station in around 5 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany–Rensselaer Station to Washington via New York, NY in around 7 h 51 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Albany to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Albany to Washington Dulles via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 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 New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Albany-Rensselaer to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Albany–Rensselaer Station to Washington?

The distance between Albany–Rensselaer Station and Washington is 500 km. The road distance is 588 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Albany–Rensselaer Station to Washington?

The cheapest way to get from Albany–Rensselaer Station to Washington is to bus which costs $30 - $65 and takes 7 h 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Albany–Rensselaer Station to Washington?

The quickest way to get from Albany–Rensselaer Station to Washington is to fly which takes 3 h 55 min and costs $100 - $270.

Is there a direct train between Albany–Rensselaer Station and Washington?

No, there is no direct train from Albany–Rensselaer Station 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 5 h 57 min.

Is there a direct bus between Albany–Rensselaer Station and Washington?

No, there is no direct bus from Albany–Rensselaer Station to Washington. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer and arriving at Washington DC via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Albany–Rensselaer Station to Washington?

It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Albany–Rensselaer Station to Washington, including transfers.