Travel from Ottawa to Albany-NY-USA

Train, bus or fly from Ottawa to Albany?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Albany via Montréal, QC in around 8 hours 11 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to Albany via Montreal Central Station in around 10 hours 13 minutes.

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How to get from Ottawa to Albany

ModeDurationPrice
From Ottawa train to Station Bonaventure, line 2 subway to Montréal, QC, then bus to Albany, NY.7 h 21 min$106
From Ottawa, ON bus to Montréal, QC then bus to Albany, NY.8 h 11 min$84
From Ottawa train to Montreal Central Station then train to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak.10 h 13 min$128
From Ottawa drive to Albany.5 h 44 min$53
From Ottawa, ON bus to Prescott, ON, drive to Ogdensburg airport, fly to Albany airport, then line 737 bus to Albany.5 h 11 min$84
From Hurdman C line 97 bus to Ottawa airport, fly to Albany airport, then line 737 bus to Albany.7 h 48 min$414
From Hurdman C line 97 bus to Ottawa airport, fly to New York La Guardia airport, bus to Woodside, train to New York Penn Station, then train to Albany.8 h 14 min$247
From Hurdman C line 97 bus to Ottawa airport, fly to Boston airport, bus to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak, then train to Albany.10 h 14 min$240

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

It takes approximately 7 hours 21 minutes to get from Ottawa to Albany, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Ottawa and Albany?

No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Albany. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak via Montreal Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 hours 13 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Ottawa and Albany?

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Albany. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Albany, NY via Montréal, QC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 hours 11 minutes.

Operators from Ottawa to Albany

OperatorPhoneWebsite
VIA Rail+1 1 888 842-7245VIA Rail
STMSTM
Trailways New YorkTrailways New York
Greyhound Canada+1 1-800-661-8747Greyhound Canada
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Cape AirCape Air
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
OC TranspoOC Transpo
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
DeltaDelta
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Air CanadaAir Canada
WestJetWestJet
New York City Transit (MTA)New York City Transit (MTA)
Long Island Rail RoadLong Island Rail Road
Porter AirlinesPorter Airlines
MassportMassport