There are 6 ways to get from New Brunswick to Albany by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$26 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus Trailways New York  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick to New York Port Authority 100
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY

$25 - $101

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 32 min

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

$42 - $91

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from New Brunswick to Albany 169.3 miles

$16 - $24

Train to Newark, fly  •  4 h 32 min

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

$200 - $413

Train, train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Jersey Ave. to Trenton Transit Center
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB

$250 - $630

What companies run services between New Brunswick, NJ, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from New Brunswick to Albany via New York Port Authority and New York, Ny in around 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from New Brunswick to Albany via New York Penn Station in around 4 h 32 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Jersey Ave. to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New Brunswick to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Megabus
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New Brunswick to Albany?

The distance between New Brunswick and Albany is 248 km. The road distance is 271 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New Brunswick to Albany?

The cheapest way to get from New Brunswick to Albany is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 1 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New Brunswick to Albany?

The quickest way to get from New Brunswick to Albany is to drive which takes 3 h 1 min and costs $16 - $24.

Is there a direct train between New Brunswick and Albany?

No, there is no direct train from New Brunswick to Albany. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

Is there a direct bus between New Brunswick and Albany?

No, there is no direct bus from New Brunswick to Albany. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick Downtown and arriving at Albany, Ny via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from New Brunswick to Albany?

It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from New Brunswick to Albany, including transfers.