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

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Train Amtrak  •  5 h 2 min

  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 Empire Service / ...

$41 - $95

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Bus  •  5 h 54 min

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

$33 - $64

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Train VIA Rail  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to New York Penn Station Morris & Essex Line
  2. Take the train from New York to Schenectady VIA Rail

$36 - $120

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Schenectady 167.5 miles

$16 - $24

Train, fly  •  5 h 50 min

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

$198 - $419

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham to Schenectady. However, there are services departing from River Rd At Greenfield Ave and arriving at Schenectady, NY via Mountain Ave At Morris Ave and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

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

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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 5 h 2 min and costs .

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

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Chatham to Schenectady bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal 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 5 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 54 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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Chatham to Schenectady bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Schenectady, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Schenectady.
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  • Distance: 145.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

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 5 h 2 min. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Chatham to Schenectady every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Chatham to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Chatham to Newark Broad St
Ave. Duration
34 min
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
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
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 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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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 2 h 54 min to drive from Chatham to Schenectady.

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JetBlue Airways, Cape Air and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Schenectady. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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