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

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Bus, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from W Bridge St & W 4th St to Regional Transportation Center Osw46
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$38 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from E Bridge St & E 1st St to S State St & E Jefferson St Osw46
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny 220 / ...

$24 - $55

3 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from W Bridge St & W 4th St to Regional Transportation Center Osw46
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Albany, NY Syracuse

$31 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Oswego to Albany 175.4 miles

$17 - $25

Bus, fly  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from W Bridge St & W 4th St to Regional Transportation Center
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Albany (ALB) SYR - ALB

$155 - $772

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The cheapest way to get from Oswego to Albany is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oswego to Albany is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oswego to Albany. However, there are services departing from W Bridge St & W 4th St and arriving at Albany, NY via Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Oswego and Albany is 151 miles. The road distance is 175.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Oswego to Albany without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Oswego to Albany, including transfers.

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Oswego to Albany bus services, operated by Centro, depart from W Bridge St & W 4th St station.

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There is no direct flight from Syracuse Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 29 min and has one stopover.

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Oswego to Albany bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oswego to Albany is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Oswego to Albany.

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  • Distance: 150.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Oswego, NY, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Oswego to Albany via Regional Transportation Center and Syracuse, NY in around 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Syracuse to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Syracuse to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Syracuse to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Syracuse to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Syracuse to Albany via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Albany
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Centro
Phone
+1 315 442-3400.
Website
centro.org
Bus from W Bridge St & W 4th St to Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centro.org
Bus from E Bridge St & E 1st St to S State St & E Jefferson St
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centro.org
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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JetBlue Airways, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Syracuse Airport to Albany Airport.

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