There are 8 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany by plane, bus, 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 52 min

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

$144 - $256

Cheapest option

Bus Eastern Shuttle  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station Northbound
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY NYC - Albany

$56 - $78

6 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Hartford, bus  •  5 h 15 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 41 min

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

$112 - $272

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  8 h 29 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 Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  8 h 50 min

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

$130 - $296

Bus Vamoose Bus  •  9 h 44 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, Ny 4008 / ...

$62 - $108

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

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

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

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.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany is to fly which costs $140 - $260 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Albany is 322 miles. The road distance is 391.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany, including transfers.

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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, Ny via Arlington, VA and New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 44 min.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany is to fly which takes 2 h 52 min and costs $140 - $260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $170 - $440 and takes 8 h 29 min, You could also bus, which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9 h 1 min..

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany bus services, operated by Vamoose Bus, arrive at Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Albany.
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  • Distance: 322.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

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 29 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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 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
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay B
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.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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