There are 4 ways to get from Newark to Albany by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 33 min

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

$20 - $96

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 43 min

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

$70 - $124

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Albany 147.9 miles

$14 - $21

Fly  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$182 - $394

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Albany is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Albany is to drive which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $14 - $21.

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The distance between Newark and Albany is 216 km. The road distance is 237 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Newark to Albany, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Albany. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Albany, Ny via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark to Albany. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark 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 Newark to Albany every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

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
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

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