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Schenectady-Rome Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Schenectady to Rome. Traveling by train from Schenectady to Rome usually takes around one hour and 33 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Service train can make the trip in one hour and 32 minutes.

Distance81 mi (131 km)
Fastest train1h 32m
Lowest price$32.62
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Service
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Schenectady to Rome

Prices as travel date approaches

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Which train should you take from Schenectady to Rome?

Amtrak Empire Service is the one and only train line which connects Schenectady, New York to Rome, New York. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Service21h 33m$32.62

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Schenectady to Rome during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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 train journey from Schenectady to Rome?

The distance between Schenectady and Rome is approximately 81 miles, or 131 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 32 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Schenectady to Rome are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Schenectady at 1:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Schenectady to Rome?

Trains leave the station in Schenectady twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Rome with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Rome to Schenectady.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Schenectady?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Schenectady.

Where is the train station in Rome?

Arrival stations

Rome has one train station.

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