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There are 6 ways to get from Brockton to Albany by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited

$40 - $77

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Bus  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to Albany "Greyhound"

$28 - $44

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from South Station to Worcester Framingham/Worcester Line
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY Peter Pan

$38 - $68

Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Brockton to Albany 183.4 miles

$18 - $26

Fly to Rutland, drive  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rutland (RUT) BOS - RUT
  2. Drive from Rutland to Albany

$79 - $168

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

$121 - $399

Brockton to Albany by train

The train journey time between Brockton and Albany is around 6h 23m and covers a distance of around 221 miles. The fastest train normally takes 6h 11m. Operated by MBTA, Cape Flyer and Amtrak, the Brockton to Albany train service departs from Brockton and arrives in Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 23m
Fastest train time:
6h 11m
Train distance:
221 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$40
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:06
Last train departs at:
11:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brockton to Albany train schedules

Brockton → Albany
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The cheapest way to get from Brockton to Albany is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Brockton to Albany is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brockton to Albany. However, there are services departing from Main St and Church St and arriving at Albany via Talbot Ave @ Dorchester Ave, Nubian and Boston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brockton to Albany station. However, there are services departing from Brockton and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via Boston South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 47m.

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It is 146 miles from Brockton to Albany. It is approximately 183.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Brockton to Albany without a car is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs $35 - $80.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Brockton to Albany, including transfers.

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Brockton to Albany bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston station.

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Brockton to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Brockton to Albany is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs $35 - $80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $45 and takes 7h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Brockton to Albany.
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  • Distance: 146 miles
  • Duration: 6h 47m

What companies run services between Brockton, MA, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 5h 10m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Albany once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Rutland
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Rutland
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
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 Boston South Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70

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

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Brockton to Albany bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Albany station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brockton to Albany is 183 miles. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Brockton to Albany.

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Rutland Airport.

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