There are 5 ways to get from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4051 / ...

$34 - $78

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Train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Schenectady to New York VIA Rail

$39 - $114

Bus Trailways New York  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Schenectady, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal

$35 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

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

$16 - $24

Line 355 bus, fly, subway  •  5 h 15 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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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 bus which takes 3 h 53 min and costs $30 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is to bus which takes 3 h 53 min and costs $30 - $80. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $120 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Albany Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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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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United Airlines offers flights from Albany Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 1735+ hotels available in New York La Guardia Airport (LGA). Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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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 53 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Schenectady to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 23 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
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 Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Schenectady, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
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

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