There are 5 ways to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Albany by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

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

$24 - $90

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 42 min

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

$41 - $90

Train via Roosevelt Av/61 St  •  4 h 12 min

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

$46 - $96

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Albany 153.6 miles

$15 - $22

Bus, train, fly  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Lga/Terminal B to Roosevelt Av/61 St
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$192 - $414

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The cheapest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Albany is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Albany is to drive which takes 2 h 43 min and costs $15 - $22.

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The distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Albany is 209 km. The road distance is 246 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Albany, including transfers.

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What companies run services between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), USA and Albany, NY, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Albany every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Albany every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. VIA Rail also services this route every 3 hours.

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
Amtrak
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
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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
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
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Lga/Terminal B to Roosevelt Av/61 St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info

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