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

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Bus  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...

$25 - $41

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Train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited

$37 - $61

Bus via Worcester  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY Peter Pan

$33 - $59

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Waltham to Albany 162 miles

$15 - $23

Line 505 bus, fly  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the line 505 bus from Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station to Lincoln St @ Beach St
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Albany (ALB) BOS - ALB

$186 - $398

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The cheapest way to get from Waltham to Albany is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Waltham to Albany is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waltham station to Albany. However, there are services departing from Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station and arriving at Albany, Ny via Boston, Ma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 51m.

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The distance between Waltham and Albany is 131 miles. The road distance is 162 miles.

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The best way to get from Waltham to Albany without a car is to bus which takes 5h 51m and costs $25 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Waltham to Albany, including transfers.

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Waltham to Albany bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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The best way to get from Waltham to Albany is to bus which takes 5h 51m and costs $25 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $65 and takes 6h 16m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Waltham to Albany bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Albany, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from Waltham to Albany.
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  • Distance: 130.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 51m

What companies run services between Waltham, MA, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Waltham to Albany every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 10m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Waltham to Albany once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 5h 3m.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
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 Boston Back Bay Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Bus operators
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 Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station to Lincoln St @ Beach St
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA

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Yes, the driving distance between Waltham to Albany is 162 miles. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Waltham to Albany.

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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