There are 8 ways to get from Allentown to Albany by bus, train, 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

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

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 1 min

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

$50 - $130

Bus Trailways New York  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bethlehem, PA to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY

$50 - $132

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Allentown to Albany 212.6 miles

$20 - $30

Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton  •  5 h 45 min

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

$164 - $904

Bus to Philadelphia, fly  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to Philadelphia, PA
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB

$198 - $465

Bus to Newark, fly  •  5 h 55 min

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

$213 - $442

Bus, train to Baltimore, fly  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to Philadelphia, PA
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  3. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Albany (ALB) BWI - ALB

$212 - $585

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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 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 Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Bethlehem, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to Newark Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 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
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Refundable
$18 - $26

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Allentown to Albany?

The distance between Allentown and Albany is 269 km. The road distance is 340 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Allentown to Albany?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Allentown to Albany?

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

Is there a direct bus between Allentown and Albany?

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.

How long does it take to get from Allentown to Albany?

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