There are 4 ways to get from Brooklyn to Schenectady by train, bus, car, subway or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Schenectady VIA Rail / ...

$33 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$31 - $92

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Schenectady 173.8 miles

$17 - $25

Line 5 subway, fly, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Church Av to Grand Central - 42 St
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB
  3. Take the bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Schenectady, NY

$213 - $428

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The cheapest way to get from Brooklyn to Schenectady is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brooklyn to Schenectady is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Brooklyn and Schenectady is 150 miles. The road distance is 173.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Brooklyn to Schenectady, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brooklyn to Schenectady. However, there are services departing from Flatbush Av/Church Av and arriving at Schenectady, Ny via Brooklyn, Ny, New York, Ny and Albany, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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The best way to get from Brooklyn to Schenectady is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $30 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $95 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Schenectady.
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  • Distance: 150.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between Brooklyn, NY, USA and Schenectady, NY, USA?

VIA Rail operates a train from Brooklyn to Schenectady every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 14 min. Amtrak also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Brooklyn to Schenectady every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $180
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 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
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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