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There are 7 ways to get from Waterford to Albany by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train via New York  •  6h 30m

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

$85 - $207

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Bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Old Saybrook RR Station and N Main St to Asylum St and Union Pl 921
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY Peter Pan

$42 - $63

5 alternative options

Bus via New Haven  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the bus from New London, Ct to New Haven, Ct
  2. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to Springfield, Ma
  3. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...

$49 - $71

Train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from New London to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

$70 - $247

Drive  •  2h 51m

  1. Drive from Waterford to Albany 158.4 miles

$15 - $23

Train to Boston, fly  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from New London Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Albany (ALB) BOS - ALB

$245 - $542

Train to Newark, fly  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from New London Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$253 - $574

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The cheapest way to get from Waterford to Albany is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterford to Albany is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 51m.

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The distance between Waterford and Albany is 124 miles. The road distance is 158.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Albany without a car is to train via New York which takes 6h 30m and costs $85 - $210.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Waterford to Albany, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Albany is to train via New York which takes 6h 30m and costs $85 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus via New Haven, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 6h 39m.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Waterford to Albany is 158 miles. It takes approximately 2h 51m to drive from Waterford to Albany.

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 107+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterford to Albany.
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  • Distance: 123.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 30m

What companies run services between Waterford, CT, USA and Albany, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Waterford to Albany via New London Union Station and New York Penn Station in around 6h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterford to Albany via New London, Ct, New Haven, Ct, and Springfield, Ma in around 6h 39m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New London Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $95
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from New London Union Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$60 - $110
Train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $75
Business Class Seat
$60 - $120
Train from New London Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New London Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $150
First Class
$130 - $260
Train from New London Union Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $120
First Class
$85 - $210
Train from New London Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $140
First Class
$120 - $240
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
Train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New London to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New London, Ct to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$29 - $45
Bus from New Haven, Ct to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Old Saybrook RR Station and N Main St to Asylum St and Union Pl
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com

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