There are 9 ways to get from Indianapolis to Albany by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Albany  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Albany (ALB) IND - ALB

$154 - $804

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  22 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to New York, Ny
  4. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 286

$104 - $255

7 alternative options

Fly to Newark, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Newark (EWR) IND - EWR
  2. Take the train from New York to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak

$154 - $749

Fly to Boston, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Boston (BOS) IND - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny

$137 - $423

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IND - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak

$142 - $699

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to New York JFK (JFK) IND - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak

$151 - $748

Bus Indiana Travel Express  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to New York, NY Indiana Travel
  2. Take the bus from New York - 19 Pike St. to Albany, NY - LC Coach Bus 217 Central Ave. Capital Bus Tours

$119 - $122

Train  •  25 h 26 min

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

$167 - $447

Drive  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Albany 787.4 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Albany is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Albany is to fly which costs $150 - $850 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Albany is 678 miles. The road distance is 787.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Indianapolis to Albany, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Albany. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Albany, Ny via Richmond, IN, Dayton Trotwood, Oh and New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Indianapolis to Albany. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis Amtrak and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Indianapolis to Albany hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Albany via Indianapolis, IN, New York, NY, and New York - 19 Pike St. in around 16 h 4 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Indianapolis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Indianapolis to New York JFK via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Indianapolis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Indianapolis to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Indianapolis to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Indianapolis to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
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
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Albany
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $90
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
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
Indiana Travel Express
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Capital Bus Tour
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York - 19 Pike St. to Albany, NY - LC Coach Bus 217 Central Ave.
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
capitalbustour.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
baronsbus.com

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