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There are 5 ways to get from Brooklyn to Schenectady by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Schenectady Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$38 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus Capital Bus Tour  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from New York - 19 Pike St. to Schenectady, NY - Taste of China 711 State St. Capital Bus Tours

$26 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Schenectady, NY

$33 - $58

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Schenectady 173.8 miles

$17 - $25

Line 5 subway, fly, bus  •  6 h 6 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 - Albany 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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The best way to get from Brooklyn to Schenectady without a car is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Brooklyn to Schenectady, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Brooklyn to Schenectady is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs $35 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $60 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brooklyn to Schenectady is 174 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Brooklyn to Schenectady.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Schenectady. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Schenectady.
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  • Distance: 150.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Brooklyn to Schenectady every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Brooklyn to Schenectady every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 New York Penn Station to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
Business
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from SUNY Collins Circle - Albany to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Capital Bus Tour
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York - 19 Pike St. to Schenectady, NY - Taste of China 711 State St.
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
capitalbustour.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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