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Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Lake Shore Limited

$70 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus via Albany, Ny  •  11 h 1 min

  1. 4178 / ...
  2. 255 / ...

$59 - $142

5 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  11 h

  1. 4178 / ...
  2. Buffalo - Albany

$69 - $127

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. 475.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Albany  •  6 h 30 min

  1. CLE - ALB

$154 - $804

Fly to Hartford, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. CLE - BDL

$166 - $302

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. CLE - LGA

$178 - $520

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Cleveland to Albany twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 8 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cleveland to Albany via Buffalo, Ny and Buffalo, NY in around 11 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Cleveland to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Albany via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Hartford via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Cleveland to Hartford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cleveland and Albany is 667 km. The road distance is 760 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Albany is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Albany is to fly which takes 6 h 30 min and costs $150 - $850.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cleveland Amtrak and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Albany. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at Albany, NY via Buffalo, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

The train from Cleveland Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak takes 8 h 35 min including transfers and departs twice daily.