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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 Station Empire Service / ...

$35 - $80

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Bus Megabus  •  3 h 3 min

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

$16 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 29 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 46 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

$198 - $422

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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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 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 best way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $35 - $80.

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

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Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from New York, NY station.

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Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $35 - $80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $16 - $26 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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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. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. 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 55 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Albany
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
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

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 New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer station.

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Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Pennsylvania Station to Albany–Rensselaer Station.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Albany–Rensselaer Station. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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