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There are 7 ways to get from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Ethan Allen Express / ...

$42 - $97

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Bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Schenectady, NY - Taste of China 711 State St. to New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. Capital Bus Tours

$24 - $34

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Train via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station  •  4 h 22 min

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

$61 - $125

Line 905 bus, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 905 bus from State St & Broadway - Downtown/Train Station to State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station 905
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4061 / ...

$26 - $62

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) 167.9 miles

$16 - $24

Fly to New York La Guardia  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ALB - LGA

$114 - $604

Line 355 bus, fly to Newark, subway  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 355 bus from State St & Veeder Ave- Veeder/Nott Terrace Station to Central Ave & Colonie Center - Colonie Station
  2. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR) ALB - EWR
  3. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av

$200 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA). However, there are services departing from Schenectady, NY - Taste of China 711 State St. and arriving at Lga Intl Airport/Terminal B via W 32 St/Av Of The Americas and Roosevelt Av/74 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Schenectady and New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is 142 miles. The road distance is 167.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs $40 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), including transfers.

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Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) bus services, operated by Capital Bus Tour, depart from Schenectady, NY - Taste of China 711 State St. station.

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The best way to get from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs $40 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 33 min, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $650 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Albany Airport to New York La Guardia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 52 min and has one stopover.

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Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) bus services, operated by Capital Bus Tour, arrive at New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. station.

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Map of how to get from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA).
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  • Distance: 141.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Schenectady, NY, USA and New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 17 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Capital Bus Tour operates a bus from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Albany to Newark via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
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 Schenectady Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Schenectady to New York
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
Business
$80 - $120
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Capital Bus Tour
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from Schenectady, NY - Taste of China 711 State St. to New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave.
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
capitalbustour.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from State St & Broadway - Downtown/Train Station to State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Bus from State St & Veeder Ave- Veeder/Nott Terrace Station to Central Ave & Colonie Center - Colonie Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
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 Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is 168 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA).

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Southwest Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Albany Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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