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There are 6 ways to get from New York to Niskayuna by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Schenectady Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$39 - $87

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 6 min

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

$25 - $51

4 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  5 h 42 min

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

$32 - $52

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from New York to Niskayuna 165.2 miles

$16 - $24

Train to Newark, fly  •  2 h 44 min

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

$209 - $425

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB

$267 - $656

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Niskayuna is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Niskayuna is to train and fly which costs $200 - $430 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Niskayuna. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Rt 7 & Merlin Dr via State St & Eagle St and 19th St & 3rd Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between New York and Niskayuna is 143 miles. The road distance is 165.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Niskayuna without a car is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from New York to Niskayuna, including transfers.

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New York to Niskayuna bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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The best way to get from New York to Niskayuna is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs $35 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $55 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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New York to Niskayuna bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Albany, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Niskayuna.
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  • Distance: 142.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Niskayuna, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from New York to Niskayuna every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to Niskayuna every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
Business
$80 - $120
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Niskayuna is 165 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from New York to Niskayuna.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Niskayuna. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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