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Albany to New York bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||2h 45m|
|Trips per day||9|
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the fastest bus from Albany to New York?
Are there direct buses to New York City from Albany?
Is it better to take the bus or train from Albany to New York?
Is it safe to travel by bus from Albany to New York right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Albany to New York?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $33.61 was the low point for bus fares from Albany to New York. Buses from New York to Albany are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $33.61 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 24 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $12.78 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 135 miles (217 kilometers) from Albany, NY to New York, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Albany to New York at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Albany to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from Albany to New York?
There are 3 bus lines from Albany, New York to New York, New York. With 4 daily trips, Adirondack Pool usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
Where does the bus leave from in Albany?
Albany, New York has two bus stations with service to New York, New York:
- Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St
- SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir
Where does the bus arrive in New York?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in New York, New York:
- Port Authority Bus Station
- GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
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