There are 5 ways to get from Jersey City to Albany–Rensselaer Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$38 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 8 min

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

$23 - $55

3 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  4 h 36 min

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

$29 - $82

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Jersey City to Albany–Rensselaer Station 151.4 miles

$14 - $22

Train, fly  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to Newark
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$186 - $398

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The cheapest way to get from Jersey City to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jersey City to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Jersey City and Albany–Rensselaer Station is 134 miles. The road distance is 151.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Jersey City to Albany–Rensselaer Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jersey City to Albany–Rensselaer Station. However, there are services departing from Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave and arriving at East St & Herrick St via New York, Ny and State St & Eagle St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Jersey City to Albany–Rensselaer Station. However, there are services departing from Journal Square and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between Jersey City, NJ, USA and Albany–Rensselaer Station, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Jersey City to Albany–Rensselaer Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Jersey City to Albany–Rensselaer Station 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 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
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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