There are 5 ways to get from Flushing to Albany by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$44 - $91

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 54 min

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

$23 - $56

3 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY Nyc

$31 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Flushing to Albany 154.7 miles

$15 - $22

Train, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Murray Hill to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$202 - $418

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No, there is no direct bus from Flushing to Albany. However, there are services departing from Willets Pt Bl/149 St and arriving at Albany, Ny via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Flushing to Albany. However, there are services departing from Murray Hill and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Flushing and Albany is 131 miles. The road distance is 154.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Flushing to Albany without a car is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Flushing to Albany, including transfers.

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Flushing to Albany bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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Flushing to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Flushing to Albany is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 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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Flushing to Albany bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Albany, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from Flushing to Albany.
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  • Distance: 131.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Flushing, NY, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Flushing to Albany every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. VIA Rail also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Flushing to Albany 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 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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Albany
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Murray Hill to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
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.

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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

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Flushing to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Flushing to Albany is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Flushing to Albany.

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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 Albany. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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