Travel from Boston to Albany-NY-USA

Train, bus or fly from Boston to Albany?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Boston to Albany twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Boston to Albany once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

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How to get from Boston to Albany

From Boston, MA South Station bus to Albany, NY. 4 h 20 min $52. From Boston South Station Amtrak train to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak. 5 h 10 min $71. From Boston drive to Albany. 2 h 56 min $20. From South Station Silver Line - Outbound bus to Boston airport, fly to Albany airport, then bus to Albany. 3 h 53 min $226.

Is there a direct train between Boston and Albany?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5¼ hours.

Is there a direct bus between Boston and Albany?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, MA South Station and arriving at Albany, NY. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 4¼ hours.
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