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

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Fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Albany (ALB) ORF - ALB

$255 - $989

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Bus Sprinter Bus  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, VA - Best Square to New York, NY - Times Square 37th St Newport News
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY Nyc

$107 - $139

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Train  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Norfolk Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak

$292 - $687

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to New York, Ny 904 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$112 - $218

Drive  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Suffolk to Albany 515.4 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Suffolk to Albany is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Suffolk to Albany is to fly which costs $250 - $1,000 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The distance between Suffolk and Albany is 439 miles. The road distance is 515.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Suffolk to Albany without a car is to train which takes 11 h 36 min and costs $290 - $700.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Suffolk to Albany, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Suffolk to Albany is to fly which takes 4 h 58 min and costs $250 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $290 - $700 and takes 11 h 36 min, you could also bus, which costs $100 - $140 and takes 12 h 51 min.

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There is no direct flight from Norfolk Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Suffolk to Albany is 515 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 36 min to drive from Suffolk to Albany.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Norfolk Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Suffolk to Albany.
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  • Distance: 438.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Suffolk, VA, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Suffolk to Albany hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Suffolk to Albany via Norfolk Amtrak, Washington Union Station, and New York Penn Station in around 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Norfolk to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Norfolk to Albany via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Norfolk to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Norfolk to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Norfolk to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Norfolk to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Norfolk to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Norfolk to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Norfolk to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Norfolk to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Norfolk to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Norfolk Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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
Bus operators
Sprinter Bus
Website
sprinterbus.net
Bus from Norfolk, VA - Best Square to New York, NY - Times Square 37th St
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $45
Schedules at
sprinterbus.net
Book at
gotobus.com
Trailways New York
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 Norfolk, Va to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $100
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

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The best way to get from Suffolk to Norfolk Airport is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs $70 - $90.

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