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Albany - Binghamton Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Albany to Binghamton. Traveling by bus from Albany to Binghamton usually takes around 5 hours and 22 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Trailways bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance117 mi (188 km)
Shortest duration3h 5m
Cheapest price$57.63
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceAdirondack Trailways
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Albany to Binghamton

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Christine

February 15, 2022- Visiting friends

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: Fast and easy. I love booking with Wanderu because I get the best deals for last minute travel. Cons: Point system for future travel.

Pros: Fast and easy. I love booking with Wanderu because I get the best deals for last minute travel. Cons: Point system for future travel.

5.0

Carol

August 19, 2019- Visiting family

Adirondack Trailways

Left on time and arrived on time. Very relaxing

Left on time and arrived on time. Very relaxing

Price trends for buses from Albany to Binghamton

Average prices by travel date

$96$64$32AugAug

Monthly average prices

$96$77$58$38$19SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$96$77$58$38$193020100

What bus companies travel from Albany to Binghamton?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Albany to Binghamton that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Adirondack Trailways usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways34h 16m$57.63
Greyhound15h 28m$80.92
  • Adirondack Trailways

    Adirondack Trailways

    Book Adirondack Trailways from Albany to Binghamton from $58. There are 3 Adirondack Trailways schedules from Albany to Binghamton and you can expect on average to pay for a Adirondack Trailways ticket to Binghamton. In Albany, Adirondack Trailways departs to Binghamton from 1400 Washington Ave and 1 other station. In Binghamton, Adirondack Trailways arrives at Greater Binghamton Transportation Center and no other station.

    An average trip on Adirondack Trailways from Albany to Binghamton takes 4 hours and 16 minutes , while the fastest available Adirondack Trailways trip will get you to Binghamton in 3 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, Adirondack Trailways offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Binghamton.

  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from Albany to Binghamton every day, with the average journey taking around 5 hours and 28 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Binghamton usually start from $60.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Albany to Binghamton during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Albany to Binghamton?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 22 minutes to cover the 188 kilometers from Albany to Binghamton. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 5 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Binghamton. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Albany?

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Albany to Binghamton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Binghamton are there per day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Albany to Binghamton. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

City Information

Albany

As the capital city of New York state, Albany is blessed with many historic buildings and quaint quarters, making it the perfect city to take a stroll around. One of the city’s top attractions is the famous New York State Capitol Building, a stately structure that has been around since as far as the 19th century. If you wish to learn more about the city’s rich history, head over to Bidwell House museum, which is actually a restored home filled with impressive artifacts. While staying in Albany, do take the time to visit The Egg, a unique-looking building that will certainly satisfy your architectural curiosity.

For a great dinner with a quirky twist, head over to Canvas, Corks and Forks - Schenectady. For some of the best BBQ dishes in town, don’t hesitate to give Warehouse Grill & BBQ a shot.

The busiest bus station in the area is the Albany Bus Terminal. The bus station welcomes buses from New York, Boston, Baltimore, and many other places. The nearest Amtrak train station is located in the neighboring town of Rensselaer, NY. The city’s principal airport is the Albany International Airport, located six miles northwest of Albany.

Binghamton

Binghamton, NY

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Binghamton, NY

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Binghamton, NY

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Surrounded by idyllic rolling hills, the city of Binghamton offers a small-town vibe that makes it the perfect choice for travelers who wish to stay away from the big crowds. If you are a culturally inclined tourist, don’t miss the chance to enjoy a mosaic tour around the quarters. Mosaic is a famous medium through which local artists express their ideas, and in many corners of the downtown area you will find colorful artworks waiting for you to explore. For those with a brave heart, the haunted history trail will be a good choice. The trail will take you through the most famous local haunted mansions, where you will learn about their history and try your luck with the supernatural.

For a quick bite, head over to Garage, a local taco eatery which has captured the hearts of many local residents. If you want to try something new, A Tavolo Italian Restaurant, with homemade dishes and sauces, will be a solid choice.

The busiest bus station in Binghamton is the Greater Binghamton Transportation Center, which is located on Chenango Street. You can catch buses run by Greyhound, OurBus and New York Trailways at the station. There are no Amtrak trains that pass through Binghamton. The city is served by the Greater Binghamton Airport, which is located 10 miles north of downtown.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Albany?

Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St  - ALBPPA-0

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Main departure station: Albany Bus Terminal

The Albany Bus Terminal is a busy hub of intercity bus travel in downtown Albany. Jefferson Lines, Greyhound, Adirondack Trailways, and Peter Pan operate bus trips that stop at this station. The terminal has customer service staff on-site, as well as restrooms and a small cafe. Several parking lots are available around the station, and a hotel is available just down the street. It is only a few blocks to downtown Albany and the New York State Capitol complex from the station.

All bus stations in Albany:

  • Albany Bus Terminal

  • 1400 Washington Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Binghamton?

Main arrival station: Greater Binghamton Transportation Center

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Binghamton.

Bus stations in Binghamton:

  • Greater Binghamton Transportation Center

  • Greater Binghamton Transportation Center

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