There are 4 ways to get from Syracuse to Albany–Rensselaer Station by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse to Albany VIA Rail / ...

$30 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny 204 / ...

$20 - $50

2 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Utica, Ny 220 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utica, NY to Albany, NY Gap 0261 / ...

$36 - $88

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Albany–Rensselaer Station 146.9 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The distance between Syracuse and Albany–Rensselaer Station is 201 km. The road distance is 235 km.

The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Albany–Rensselaer Station is to drive which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $14 - $21.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Syracuse and arriving at Albany. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Syracuse, Ny and arriving at Albany, Ny. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

The train from Syracuse to Albany takes 3 h 4 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Syracuse to Albany–Rensselaer Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 4 min. Amtrak also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Syracuse to Albany–Rensselaer Station hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Albany
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
Economy Plus
$70 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $180
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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