There are 5 ways to get from Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 21 min

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

$50 - $100

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Hylan Bl/Great Kills Park to Av Of The Americas/W 41 St Sim1c / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$25 - $58

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Bus Trailways New York  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Eltingville/Transit Center to W 42 St/8 Av Sim8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY Nyc

$28 - $52

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station 164.7 miles

$16 - $24

Bus, train, fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Staten Island, NY - Woodrow @ Boyland to New York, NY - 34th St. & 7th Ave
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$213 - $432

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The cheapest way to get from Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station. However, there are services departing from Eltingville/Transit Center and arriving at Albany, NY via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Staten Island and Albany–Rensselaer Station is 146 miles. The road distance is 164.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $50 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station, including transfers.

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Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Eltingville/Transit Center station.

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The best way to get from Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $50 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $55 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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  • Distance: 146 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between Staten Island, NY, USA and Albany–Rensselaer Station, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. VIA Rail also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station via W 42 St/8 Av, New York, NY, and Albany, NY in around 4 h 44 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 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 New York to Albany
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Eltingville/Transit Center to W 42 St/8 Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Hylan Bl/Great Kills Park to Av Of The Americas/W 41 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
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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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from Staten Island, NY - Woodrow @ Boyland to New York, NY - 34th St. & 7th Ave
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
academybus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station is 165 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Staten Island to Albany–Rensselaer Station.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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