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

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Bus, train via Newark Penn Station  •  5 h 36 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 Station Empire Service / ...

$52 - $241

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to New York (P.A.B.T) Eastbound Allentown - New York / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$37 - $100

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Bus, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to New York (P.A.B.T) Eastbound Allentown - New York / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$52 - $130

Bus Trailways New York  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to New York (P.A.B.T) Eastbound Allentown - New York / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY New York

$40 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Allentown to Albany 212.6 miles

$20 - $30

Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton  •  6 h 30 min

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

$164 - $912

Bus to Newark, fly  •  6 h 24 min

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

$213 - $442

Bus to Philadelphia, fly  •  6 h 15 min

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

$197 - $470

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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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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 - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 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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The best way to get from Allentown to Albany without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 36 min and costs $50 - $250.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Allentown to Albany, including transfers.

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Allentown to Albany bus services, operated by Trans-bridge Lines, depart from Allentown, PA station.

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The best way to get from Allentown to Albany is to bus which takes 6 h 45 min and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $160 - $950 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 17 min and has one stopover.

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Allentown to Albany bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Albany, Ny 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 36 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 (P.A.B.T) and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 6 h 45 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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Albany
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
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.

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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 Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Allentown, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to New York (P.A.B.T)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to Newark Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.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
$23 - $45
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
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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Allentown to Albany is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to drive from Allentown to Albany.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Allentown to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs $2 - $11.

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