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

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Train  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to New York Penn Station Morris & Essex Line
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$41 - $95

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Line 70 bus, line 114 bus, bus, line 905 bus  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the line 70 bus from River Rd At Greenfield Ave to Morris Ave At Mountain Ave 70
  2. Take the line 114 bus from Mountain Ave At Morris Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal 114
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 286
  4. Take the line 905 bus from State St & Lodge St - S. Pearl Station to State St & Nott Terr - Veeder/Nott Terrace Station 905

$25 - $61

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to New York Penn Station Morris & Essex Line
  2. Take the bus from New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. to Schenectady, NY - Taste of China 711 State St. Capital Bus Tours

$26 - $30

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Chatham to Schenectady 167.5 miles

$16 - $24

Train, fly  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Newark Broad St
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$196 - $416

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The cheapest way to get from Chatham to Schenectady is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to Schenectady is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham to Schenectady station. However, there are services departing from River Rd At Greenfield Ave and arriving at State St & Nott Terr - Veeder/Nott Terrace Station via Mountain Ave At Morris Ave, New York, Ny and State St & Lodge St - S. Pearl Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chatham to Schenectady station. However, there are services departing from Chatham and arriving at Schenectady Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 2m.

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The distance between Chatham and Schenectady is 146 miles. The road distance is 167.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Schenectady without a car is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs $40 - $95.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Chatham to Schenectady, including transfers.

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Chatham to Schenectady bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from River Rd At Greenfield Ave station.

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Chatham to Schenectady train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Chatham station.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Schenectady is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs $40 - $95. Alternatively, you can line 70 bus and line 114 bus and bus and line 905 bus, which costs $24 - $65 and takes 6h 16m.

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  • Distance: 145.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Chatham, NJ, USA and Schenectady, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Chatham to Schenectady via New York Penn Station in around 5h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Schenectady via Morris Ave At Mountain Ave, Mountain Ave At Morris Ave, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Albany, Ny, and State St & Lodge St - S. Pearl Station in around 6h 16m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Chatham to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Chatham to Newark Broad St
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
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
3h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
Business
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Capital Bus Tour
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. to Schenectady, NY - Taste of China 711 State St.
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
capitalbustour.com
Book at
gotobus.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from River Rd At Greenfield Ave to Morris Ave At Mountain Ave
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Mountain Ave At Morris Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.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 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
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from State St & Lodge St - S. Pearl Station to State St & Nott Terr - Veeder/Nott Terrace Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Chatham to Schenectady bus services, operated by Capital District Transportation (CDTA), arrive at State St & Nott Terr - Veeder/Nott Terrace Station.

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Chatham to Schenectady train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Schenectady Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Schenectady is 167 miles. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Chatham to Schenectady.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Schenectady. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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