There are 5 ways to get from Newton to Albany by train, bus, car, tram or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Newtonville to Worcester Framingham/Worcester Line
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...

$25 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA South Station to Albany, NY Boston

$23 - $58

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Newtonville to Worcester Framingham/Worcester Line
  2. Take the train from Worcester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$41 - $96

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Newton to Albany 161.7 miles

$15 - $23

Tram, fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the tram from Newton Centre - Inbound to Copley - Inbound
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Albany (ALB) BOS - ALB

$193 - $393

What companies run services between Newton, MA, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Newton to Albany twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newton to Albany via Worcester and Worcester Amtrak in around 6 h 6 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Train from Newtonville to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
mbta.com
Tram from Newton Centre - Inbound to Copley - Inbound
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Worcester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Worcester, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA South Station to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Newton to Albany?

The distance between Newton and Albany is 212 km. The road distance is 259 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Newton to Albany is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Newton to Albany is to drive which takes 2 h 48 min and costs $15 - $23.

Is there a direct train between Newton and Albany?

No, there is no direct train from Newton to Albany. However, there are services departing from Newtonville and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak via Worcester Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Newton to Albany, including transfers.