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There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

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Bus

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

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Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station

Train, fly

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

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station is to train which costs $50 - $100 and takes 2h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Albany, NY. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station station and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station is 130 miles. The road distance is 145.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs $50 - $100.

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The train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station takes 2h 30m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Manhattan to Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New York, NY station.

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Manhattan to Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs $50 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $35 and takes 2h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station.
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  • Distance: 129.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 30m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$28 - $40
Business
$75 - $90
Economy
$51 - $54
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Manhattan to Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Manhattan to Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Manhattan to Albany–Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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