There are 4 ways to get from New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer by train, bus or car
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Train • 2h 30m
$40 - $85
Bus • 2h 30m
$12 - $29
2 alternative options
Bus via Albany, NY • 3h 15m
Drive • 2h 39m
$14 - $22
New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer by train
The train journey time between New York and Port of Albany–Rensselaer is around 2h 30m and covers a distance of around 142 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 25m. Operated by Amtrak, the New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer train service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station. Typically 75 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer train schedules
Trains departing Friday, June 18, 2021
Trains departing Saturday, June 19, 2021
Trains departing Sunday, June 20, 2021
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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 39m.
The quickest way to get from New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer is to train which costs $40 - $85 and takes 2h 30m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.
It is 132 miles from New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer. It is approximately 150.1 miles to drive.
The best way to get from New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer without a car is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs $40 - $85.
The train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station takes 2h 30m including transfers and departs every two hours.
New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from New York, NY station.
New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.
The best way to get from New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs $40 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $12 - $29 and takes 2h 30m.
What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Port of Albany–Rensselaer, NY, USA?
Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $85 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from New York, NY to Albany-Rensselaer once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $29 and the journey takes 2h 30m.
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.
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 30m
- Every 2 hours
- Estimated price
- $40 - $85
- Schedules at
- Coach Seat
- $40 - $85
- Business Seat
- $65 - $110
Bus from New York, NY to Albany-Rensselaer
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 30m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $12 - $29
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More Questions & Answers
New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer station.
New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.
Yes, the driving distance between New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer is 150 miles. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from New York to Port of Albany–Rensselaer.
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