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

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Train  •  5h 35m

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

$120 - $214

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7h 41m

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

$43 - $81

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7h 51m

  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 / ...

$46 - $108

Drive  •  5h 38m

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station 326.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Baltimore  •  4h 46m

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

$113 - $345

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  5h 44m

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

$165 - $435

Train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  6h 35m

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

$211 - $442

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB

$257 - $657

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

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to fly which costs $110 - $350 and takes 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD and arriving at Albany, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Baltimore station to Albany–Rensselaer Station station. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Penn Station and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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The distance between Baltimore and Albany–Rensselaer Station is 277 miles. The road distance is 326.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station without a car is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs $120 - $220.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station, including transfers.

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Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD station.

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

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs $120 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $85 and takes 7h 41m, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $350 and takes 4h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station.
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  • Distance: 277.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

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

You can take a train from Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station via New York Penn Station in around 5h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Albany, NY in around 7h 41m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Baltimore Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$80 - $130
Business Class
$120 - $200
First Class
$360 - $400
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
VIA Rail
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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.

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
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station is 326 miles. It takes approximately 5h 38m to drive from Baltimore to Albany–Rensselaer Station.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Albany–Rensselaer Station. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Baltimore Airport is to tram which takes 29m and costs $2.

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