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

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Bus  •  40m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsfield, MA to Albany, NY Peter Pan / ...

$10 - $23

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Train  •  1h 21m

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

$24 - $50

Taxi  •  53m

  1. Take a taxi from Pittsfield to Albany 39.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  53m

  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 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsfield to Albany is to bus which costs $10 - $23 and takes 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pittsfield, MA and arriving at Albany, NY. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40m.

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

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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 40m and costs $10 - $23.

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The bus from Pittsfield, MA to Albany, NY takes 40m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Pittsfield to Albany bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Pittsfield, MA station.

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Pittsfield to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsfield Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Pittsfield to Albany is to bus which takes 40m and costs $10 - $23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $24 - $50 and takes 1h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Pittsfield to Albany.
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  • Distance: 29.7 miles
  • Duration: 40m

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

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Pittsfield to Albany 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 40m. Greyhound USA also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Pittsfield to Albany once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $50 and the journey takes 1h 21m.

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 Pittsfield Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Pittsfield, MA to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Other operators
Taxi from Pittsfield to Albany
Ave. Duration
53m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+1 413-499-4300

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Pittsfield to Albany bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsfield to Albany is 40 miles. It takes approximately 53m to drive from Pittsfield to Albany.

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