There are 5 ways to get from Jamaica (Station) to Albany by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 29 min

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

$24 - $56

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 47 min

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

$44 - $91

Bus Trailways New York  •  4 h 15 min

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

$31 - $83

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Jamaica (Station) to Albany 159.6 miles

$15 - $23

Train, fly  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica 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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The cheapest way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Albany is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Albany is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Jamaica (Station) and Albany is 136 miles. The road distance is 159.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Jamaica (Station) to Albany, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Jamaica (Station) to Albany. However, there are services departing from Jamaica and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Jamaica (Station), NY, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Jamaica (Station) to Albany every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Jamaica (Station) to Albany every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
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
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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