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

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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Train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$147 - $374

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore, MD - Downtown to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY NYC - Albany

$43 - $81

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to New York, Ny 2420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$44 - $106

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Albany 326.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Baltimore to Albany  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Albany (ALB) BWI - ALB

$114 - $334

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Albany  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Albany (ALB) DCA - ALB

$166 - $424

Train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Albany  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Albany (ALB) IAD - ALB

$212 - $431

Fly Baltimore to Hartford, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Hartford (BDL) BWI - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny

$111 - $361

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Baltimore to Albany is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to Albany is to fly which costs $110 - $340 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore to Albany. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Downtown, Md and arriving at Albany, Ny via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Baltimore station to Albany. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Baltimore and Albany is 278 miles. The road distance is 326.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Albany without a car is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs $140 - $380.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Baltimore to Albany, including transfers.

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Baltimore to Albany bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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Baltimore to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Albany is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs $140 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $110 and takes 6 h 32 min, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $340 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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  • Distance: 277.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Baltimore to Albany via New York Penn Station in around 5 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Baltimore to Albany via New York, Ny in around 6 h 32 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
Train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Baltimore Downtown, Md to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
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 Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Baltimore, MD - Downtown to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.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

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