There are 4 ways to get from Pittsfield to Albany by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Pittsfield, Ma to Albany, Ny 3737

$10 - $23

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsfield Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$24 - $50

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pittsfield to Albany 39.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Pittsfield to Albany 39.6 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsfield to Albany is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsfield to Albany is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pittsfield, Ma and arriving at Albany, Ny. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pittsfield Amtrak and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Pittsfield and Albany is 30 miles. The road distance is 39.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsfield to Albany without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $10 - $23.

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The bus from Pittsfield, Ma to Albany, Ny takes 1 h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Pittsfield to Albany bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsfield, Ma station.

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Pittsfield to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Pittsfield Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Pittsfield to Albany is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $10 - $23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $24 - $50 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Pittsfield to Albany.
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  • Distance: 29.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Pittsfield, MA, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Pittsfield to Albany every 3 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $23 and the journey takes 1 h. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Pittsfield to Albany once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsfield Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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 Pittsfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Pittsfield, MA to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Pittsfield to Albany
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+1 413-499-4300

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