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There are 6 ways to get from Stamford to Albany by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 12m

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

$98 - $236

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Bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Albany, NY Long Island

$30 - $54

4 alternative options

Line 971 bus, line 13 bus, train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the line 971 bus from Main St and Athlantic St to Martine Ave and Court St 971
  2. Take the line 13 bus from Martine Ave @ Court St to Tarrytown Railroad Station 13
  3. Take the train from Tarrytown to Croton-Harmon
  4. Take the train from Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

$43 - $100

Train, bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central New Haven / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$31 - $71

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Stamford to Albany 133.9 miles

$13 - $19

Train, fly  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$210 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Stamford to Albany is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Stamford to Albany is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stamford to Albany. However, there are services departing from Main St and Athlantic St and arriving at Albany, NY via White Plains, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stamford station to Albany station. However, there are services departing from Stamford Amtrak Station and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between Stamford and Albany is 112 miles. The road distance is 133.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Stamford to Albany without a car is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs $95 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Stamford to Albany, including transfers.

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Stamford to Albany bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from White Plains, NY station.

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Stamford to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Stamford Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Stamford to Albany is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs $95 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $55 and takes 4h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Stamford to Albany.
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  • Distance: 111.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Stamford, CT, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Stamford to Albany via New York Penn Station in around 4h 12m. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Stamford to Albany 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 3h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Train from Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $75
Business Seat
$55 - $95
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Train from Croton-Harmon to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$35 - $75
Business Seat
$55 - $95
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Tarrytown to Croton-Harmon
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$6 - $8
Off-peak onboard
$12 - $14
Onboard
$9 - $13
At station
$4 - $10
Train from Stamford to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$12 - $16
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Main St and Athlantic St to Martine Ave and Court St
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from Martine Ave @ Court St to Tarrytown Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
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.

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 New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
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 1h 5m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stamford to Albany is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Stamford to Albany.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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