There are 9 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly Washington Dulles to Albany  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Albany (ALB) IAD - ALB

$144 - $256

Cheapest option

Bus Vamoose Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Albany-Rensselaer

$52 - $84

7 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Hartford, bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Hartford (BDL) IAD - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny

$115 - $379

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Albany  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Albany (ALB) DCA - ALB

$112 - $272

Bus, subway, train to Baltimore, fly to Albany  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw
  2. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  3. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  4. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Albany (ALB) BWI - ALB

$124 - $388

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$170 - $439

Train via NEW CARROLLTON station  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to New York Penn Station Palmetto / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$90 - $206

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to New York, Ny 2908 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$56 - $126

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany 391.4 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Albany, NY, USA?

United Airlines flies from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany via Wiehle-Reston East Station, WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station, FARRAGUT WEST station, FARRAGUT NORTH station, UNION STATION station, Washington Union Station Amtrak, and New York Penn Station in around 8 h 3 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $370
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Room
$120 - $180
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 New Carrollton Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Maryland Transit
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from NEW CARROLLTON MARC nb to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Vamoose Bus
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vamoosebus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany?

The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Albany is 515 km. The road distance is 626 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany?

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany?

The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany is to fly which takes 2 h 57 min and costs $140 - $260.

Is there a direct bus between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Albany?

No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer via Arlington, VA and New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany?

It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany, including transfers.

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