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

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

Amtrak operates a train from Newark 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. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Newark to Albany hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Albany
Avg. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY
Avg. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Albany
Avg. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
Avg. 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 Newark to Albany?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Newark to Albany?

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Albany is to drive which costs $18 and takes 2 h 33 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Newark to Albany?

The quickest way to get from Newark to Albany is to drive which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $18.

Is there a direct train between Newark and Albany?

No, there is no direct train from Newark to Albany. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

Is there a direct bus between Newark and Albany?

No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Albany. However, there are services departing from Ronald H. Brown St At Park St and arriving at Albany, NY via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Newark to Albany?

It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Newark to Albany, including transfers.