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There are 5 ways to get from South Amboy to Albany by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from South Amboy to New York Penn Station North Jersey Coast Line
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$47 - $96

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Bus Trailways New York  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sayreville Park & Ride Gsp Ramp to Port Authority Bus Terminal 131 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY New York

$26 - $65

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority Shore Points: To PABT / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$38 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from South Amboy to Albany 167.9 miles

$16 - $24

Train, fly  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from South Amboy to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$200 - $412

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The cheapest way to get from South Amboy to Albany is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Amboy to Albany is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Amboy to Albany. However, there are services departing from Sayreville Park & Ride Gsp Ramp and arriving at Albany, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Amboy to Albany station. However, there are services departing from South Amboy and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between South Amboy and Albany is 154 miles. The road distance is 167.9 miles.

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The best way to get from South Amboy to Albany without a car is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $45 - $100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from South Amboy to Albany, including transfers.

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South Amboy to Albany bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Sayreville Park & Ride Gsp Ramp station.

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South Amboy to Albany train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from South Amboy station.

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The best way to get from South Amboy to Albany is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $45 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $65 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 153.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between South Amboy, NJ, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

You can take a train from South Amboy to Albany via New York Penn Station in around 4 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Amboy to Albany via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from South Amboy to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from South Amboy to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
VIA Rail
Bus operators
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from Sayreville, NJ - P & R to New York, NY - 42nd Street & 8th Ave
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
academybus.com
Bus from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
academybus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.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.

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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 5 min.

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South Amboy to Albany bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Amboy to Albany is 168 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from South Amboy to Albany.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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