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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 30 min

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

$40 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  2 h 53 min

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

$10 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 31 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

Fly  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$187 - $403

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 $40 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. VIA Rail also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pennsylvania Station and Albany–Rensselaer Station is 211 km. The road distance is 242 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to bus which costs $10 - $26 and takes 2 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $40 - $85.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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

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