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Routes32
Trips per day120
train lines5
Stations1
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What train companies travel to Schenectady, New York?

Located in New York, Schenectady is accessible by train from 32 other cities. You can choose from 120 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Schenectady on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

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Train companies serving Schenectady

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited213h 52m£29.26
Amtrak Maple Leaf163h 0m£31.61
Amtrak Empire Service152h 51m£32.33
Amtrak118h 15m£77.75
Amtrak Ethan Allen Express112h 9m£28.79
  • Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

    Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

    The Amtrak Lake Shore Limited is an overnight train that runs along some of the best shorelines in the U.S., connecting New York City and Boston with Chicago. The service provides top-tier amenities to its passengers, including free WiFi and dining onboard.

  • Amtrak Maple Leaf

    Amtrak Maple Leaf

    The Amtrak Maple Leaf is an international rail line that runs from New York City to Toronto. It stops at some popular locations on its way, including Niagara Falls and Albany. Onboard WiFi and a cafe car make travel on the Maple Leaf comfortable and convenient.

  • Amtrak Empire Service

    Amtrak Empire Service

    The Amtrak Empire Service is a rail line spanning the Empire Corridor, a rail route through New York state from New York City to Niagara Falls. Several Amtrak passenger trains service this route, providing travelers with multiple options when commuting between cities in New York State. The trains themselves feature free internet, cafe service with snacks, beverages, and meals, and comfortable seats to enjoy the gorgeous views of the Hudson River Valley and Upstate New York.

  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey.

  • Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

    Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

    Amtrak's Ethan Allen Express line connects New York City to Rutland, Vermont. The scenic trip along the Hudson River Valley includes ten intermediate stops throughout New York and Vermont. Onboard amenities include WiFi and power outlets, plus a cafe car and business class seating options for added comfort.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Schenectady?

£7.42 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Schenectady, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Schenectady. In the last month, trains from Pittsfield to Schenectady had the lowest average price at £7.42. In general, these cities tend to have the cheapest trains to Schenectady:

Where is the train station in Schenectady, NY?

The main train station in Schenectady is Schenectady, New York. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Schenectady.

Which train service has the best service to Schenectady?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Schenectady by train with Amtrak Ethan Allen Express giving them a 4.7 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Maple Leaf had the most comfortable train service to Schenectady taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Maple Leaf offers. They rate Amtrak Maple Leaf a 5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Schenectady punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak Maple Leaf has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Schenectady, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

Is Schenectady a popular train travel destination?

Schenectady ranks number 30 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 249 in United States. Schenectady ranks number 6 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Schenectady via train service. On average 89 direct daily train trips serve Schenectady.

What is the population of Schenectady?

The population of Schenectady is 65305. Schenectady ranks number 23 in terms of population in New York and number 309 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Schenectady cost?

Train tickets to Schenectady range from £7 for a short trip to Schenectady, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Schenectady starts at , and a longer trip by train to Schenectady can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as £7 .

What type of traveler does Schenectady attract?

People who take the train to Schenectady are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Schenectady easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Schenectady?

The closest train station to the city center of Schenectady is Schenectady, New York, located just 0.2 miles away. Select Schenectady, New York as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Schenectady. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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