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There are 9 ways to get from Toronto to Albany by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Syracuse, NY Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Albany, NY

$56 - $122

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Bus via Buffalo, Ny  •  11h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 255 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny 220 / ...

$55 - $136

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Train  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Albany VIA Rail

$85 - $160

Drive  •  6h 41m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Albany 385.3 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Toronto to Albany  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Albany (ALB) YYZ - ALB

$106 - $251

Fly Toronto to New York La Guardia, train  •  8h 1m

  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 Station

$129 - $439

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark, train  •  8h

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Newark (EWR) YTZ - EWR
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

$153 - $542

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Boston, train  •  10h 28m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Boston (BOS) YTZ - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

$135 - $460

Fly Toronto to Hartford, train, bus  •  9h 25m

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

$160 - $638

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Albany is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Albany is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Albany. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street and arriving at Albany, NY via Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 45m.

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

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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 9h 45m and costs $70 - $160.

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It takes approximately 9h 45m to get from Toronto to Albany, including transfers.

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Toronto to Albany bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street 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 9h 45m and costs $70 - $160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $210 and takes 10h 55m, you could also fly, which costs $130 - $330 and takes 7h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Albany.
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  • Distance: 293.6 miles
  • Duration: 9h 45m

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

You can take a bus from Toronto to Albany via Syracuse, NY in around 9h 45m. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto to Albany once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $160 and the journey takes 10h 55m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Toronto to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Albany
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $85
Economy
$85 - $130
EconomyPlus
$110 - $160
Business
$150 - $210
Train from New York to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
megabus.com
Trailways New York
Megabus Canada
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 Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 49m and has one stopover.

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

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Toronto to Albany train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Albany station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Albany is 616 km. It takes approximately 6h 41m to drive from Toronto to Albany.

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

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There are 99+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25m and costs $5 - $13.

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