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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Syracuse, Ny 317 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Albany, Ny 204 / ...

$50 - $120

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Train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Albany VIA Rail

$55 - $190

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 55 min

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

$54 - $167

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Albany 385.3 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Toronto to Albany  •  7 h 38 min

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

$106 - $251

Fly Toronto to Hartford, bus  •  8 h 7 min

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

$148 - $618

Fly Toronto to New York La Guardia, train  •  8 h 11 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

$134 - $446

Fly Toronto to Syracuse, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Syracuse (SYR) YYZ - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak

$209 - $529

Fly Toronto Island to Newark, train  •  8 h 33 min

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

$146 - $538

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Toronto and Albany is 470 km. The road distance is 616 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 21 min to get from Toronto to Albany, including transfers.

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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 Syracuse, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 21 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 9 h 40 min.

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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 9 h 21 min. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto to Albany every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $190 and the journey takes 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
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 Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto Island to Newark via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
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 Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
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
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $80
Economy
$95 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $190
Business
$140 - $200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$250 - $350
Train from Syracuse to Albany
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 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
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Toronto, On to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
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
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $85
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 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75

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