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Burlington - Albany Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Burlington to Albany. Traveling by coach from Burlington to Albany usually takes around 5 hours and 11 minutes, but the fastest Vermont Translines coach can make the trip in 4 hours and 57 minutes.

Distance129 mi (207 km)
Shortest duration4h 57m
Cheapest price£34.13
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceVermont Translines
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How much is a coach ticket from Burlington to Albany?

£34.13 is the average price of a bus ticket from Burlington to Albany. Any tickets cheaper than £34.13 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Burlington to Albany are usually around £34 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

What coach companies travel from Burlington to Albany?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Burlington to Albany. Vermont Translines connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Vermont Translines45h 12m£34.18
  • Book Vermont Translines from Burlington to Albany from £34. There are 4 Vermont Translines schedules from Burlington to Albany and you can expect on average to pay for a Vermont Translines ticket to Albany. In Burlington, Vermont Translines departs to Albany from Downtown Transit Center and no other station. In Albany, Vermont Translines arrives at Albany Bus Terminal and 2 other stations.

    An average trip on Vermont Translines from Burlington to Albany takes 5 hours and 12 minutes , while the fastest available Vermont Translines trip will get you to Albany in 4 hours and 57 minutes .

    On weekends, Vermont Translines offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Albany.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 5 hours and 11 minutes to cover the 129 miles from Burlington to Albany. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 57 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for coach travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go."

The first coach leaves at 04:00 and the last coach leaves at 13:00. To see the times for all coaches from Burlington to Albany, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Burlington to Albany every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Burlington to Albany without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Burlington to Albany; ticket prices start at £36.51.

City Information

Burlington

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Burlington is the most populous city in Vermont and also one of its most exciting cities to visit. Blessed with an amazing landscape and beautiful lakes, the city is a haven for people who enjoy immersing themselves in the great outdoors. In the winter, Burlington is definitely one of the country’s most amazing snow destinations. The best place to enjoy natural fauna in Burlington is at Green Mountain Audubon Center, full of diverse wildlife and rare birds. If you are interested in Burlington's historical and cultural significance, don't hesitate to check out the Shelburne Museum, which features old buildings, a vintage steamboat, and a railroad station. Fans of the famous Ben & Jerry's can also check out the local factory, the only factory in the U.S. that manufactures the delicious ice cream.

Burlington boasts a vibrant food scene with plenty of choices for everyone. For the best breakfast pancakes, check out The Skinny Pancake, which offers both sweet and savory options. Honey Road, with its eclectic Eastern Mediterranean menu, is another superb dining option.

Burlington's Downtown Transit Center is a hub for bus and train travel throughout New England and beyond. The Burlington Airport is about 3 miles from the city center for travelers coming from further afield.

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.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Burlington?

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Main departure station: Downtown Transit Center

Intercity coaches to Burlington and local Green Mountain Transit both operate through the Downtown Transit Center at the corner of Pearl Street and St. Paul Street. A covered boarding area runs the length of St. Paul Street, where passengers board local transit, Vermont Translines, Greyhound, and Amtrak Thruway coaches. Although there is no indoor waiting area, there are usually staff at the station if you need information. The station is extremely convenient, located right next to Burlington's charming pedestrian mall, Church Street Marketplace, in the center of town.

All coach stations in Burlington:

  • Downtown Transit Center

Where does the coach arrive in Albany?

Main arrival station: Albany Airport

Coaches arrive in Albany at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Albany:

  • Albany Airport

  • Albany Bus Terminal

  • 66 Green Street

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