There are 7 ways to get from Toronto to Albany by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus via Buffalo, Ny  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 317 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny 204

$52 - $121

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Bus Trailways New York  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Syracuse, NY 5593
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Albany, NY Syracuse

$68 - $97

Train  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Albany VIA Rail

$55 - $200

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Albany 385.3 miles

$50 - $75

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Albany  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Albany (ALB) BUF - ALB

$62 - $370

Fly Toronto to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YYZ - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak

$129 - $442

Fly Toronto to Hartford, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Hartford (BDL) YYZ - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny

$148 - $619

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Albany is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Albany is to bus and fly which costs $75 - $480 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Albany. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Albany, Ny via Buffalo, Ny and Syracuse, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Toronto and arriving at Albany. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Albany is 470 km. The road distance is 616.5 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Albany without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs $65 - $160.

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It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to get from Toronto to Albany, including transfers.

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Toronto to Albany bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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Toronto to Albany train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Albany is to bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs $65 - $160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $250 and takes 10 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Albany.
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  • Distance: 293.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 35 min

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Albany, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Toronto to Albany via Buffalo, NY, Buffalo, Ny, and Syracuse, Ny in around 8 h 35 min. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto to Albany every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $200 and the journey takes 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Buffalo to Albany
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Albany
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $85
Economy
$100 - $140
Economy Plus
$140 - $200
Business
$140 - $200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$250 - $360
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
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
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Bus from Toronto, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
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 Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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 Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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