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

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Bus Trailways New York  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ridgewood, NJ - Park and Ride to Albany, NY New York

$33 - $56

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ridgewood to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$29 - $61

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Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Suffern to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level Main/Bergen County Line / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$48 - $102

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Suffern to Albany 116.2 miles

$11 - $17

Train, fly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Suffern to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$204 - $421

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The cheapest way to get from Suffern to Albany is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Suffern to Albany is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Suffern to Albany. However, there are services departing from Suffern, NY and arriving at Albany, NY via Ridgewood, NJ - Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Suffern to Albany station. However, there are services departing from Suffern and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Suffern and Albany is 109 miles. The road distance is 116.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Suffern to Albany without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $30 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Suffern to Albany, including transfers.

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Suffern to Albany bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Ridgewood, NJ - Park and Ride station.

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

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The best way to get from Suffern to Albany is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $30 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Suffern to Albany.
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  • Distance: 108.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Suffern, NY, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

Trailways New York operates a bus from Suffern to Albany every 4 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Suffern to Albany via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and New York Penn Station in around 4 h 43 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Suffern to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ridgewood, NJ - Park and Ride to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
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 Ridgewood to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Suffern to Albany is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Suffern to Albany.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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