There are 5 ways to get from Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 30 min

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

$35 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Albany-Rensselaer

$16 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 32 min

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

$23 - $49

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station 151 miles

$14 - $22

Train, fly  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$199 - $411

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to train which costs $35 - $80 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Pennsylvania Station and Albany–Rensselaer Station is 132 miles. The road distance is 151 miles.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station.
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  • Distance: 132 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Pennsylvania Station, NY, USA and Albany–Rensselaer Station, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
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

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