There are 7 ways to get from Allentown to Albany by bus, train, car, plane or tram

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, Pa to New York, Ny 4692 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$35 - $100

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Bus, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, Pa to Newark, Nj 4692
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$94 - $241

Bus Trailways New York  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bethlehem, PA to New York Eastbound Allentown
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY NYC - Albany

$57 - $97

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Allentown to Albany 212.6 miles

$20 - $30

Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) to Albany (ALB) ABE - ALB

$164 - $912

Bus, line 36 tram to Philadelphia, fly  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to Philadelphia
  2. Take the line 36 tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB

$198 - $474

Bus to Newark, fly  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, Pa to Newark, Nj
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$197 - $426

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The cheapest way to get from Allentown to Albany is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Allentown to Albany is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Allentown and Albany is 168 miles. The road distance is 212.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Allentown to Albany, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Allentown to Albany. However, there are services departing from Allentown, Pa and arriving at Albany, Ny via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Allentown to Albany bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York station.

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Map of how to get from Allentown to Albany.
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  • Distance: 168.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Allentown, PA, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Allentown to Albany via New York, Ny in around 5 h 17 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Allentown to Albany hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Train operators
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Allentown, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Allentown, Pa to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Bethlehem, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Allentown to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com

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