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Train Trip Information: New York to Saratoga Springs

There are 2 daily trains from New York to Saratoga Springs. Traveling by train from New York to Saratoga Springs usually takes around 3 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Ethan Allen Express train can make the trip in 3 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance164 mi (264 km)
Fastest train3h 35m
Lowest price€55.15
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Adirondack
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New York to Saratoga Springs

(Based on 13 ratings and reviews)




18 May 2023- Visiting family

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

Pros: The scenery. Cons: Can’t think of anything. Tips: Take Amtrak.



17 April 2022- Vacation

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

Pros: Easy to get the train once we got to the station. Good example for my autistic co-traveller, who thinks he could do it on his own now. Cons: Nothing.



17 December 2021- Visiting family

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

Pros: Clean train, seats were comfortable, on time service. Cons: Additional travel times - there is only one train per day scheduled.



23 August 2021- Solo travel

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

Pros: The ability to relax, work,and get a view of upstate NY that I would never otherwise see. Cons: The bar restaurant food. Maybe you might consider a mobile waiter/waitress.



8 August 2021- Visiting family

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

Pros: on time and pleasant. Cons: Penn Station- NYC personel and signage for which track. It was not on the Board.

What is the price of a train ticket from New York to Saratoga Springs?

In the last month, €55.85 was the average price of a train ticket from New York to Saratoga Springs. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €12.39 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from New York to Saratoga Springs will vary between €55 and €67. Planning a train trip to Saratoga Springs within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from New York over the next 7 days is €55. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices


Ticket prices for the train from New York to Saratoga Springs often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in January when the average ticket price is only €59,

If you're thinking of traveling from New York to Saratoga Springs during May, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of €82 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in May, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches


If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 27 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Saratoga Springs from New York will be about €12.39 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from New York to Saratoga Springs?

2 train services operate from New York to Saratoga Springs. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Adirondack13h 48m€61.60
Amtrak Ethan Allen Express13h 35m€58.80
  • Amtrak Adirondack is a cross-border international rail service linking New York City with Montreal in Canada. The ride across the state is very comfortable with generous seat widths and legroom, an onboard café service, power outlets for passenger use, and complimentary WiFi- not to mention gorgeous views of the Hudson Valley.

  • 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. This higher-speed rail service departs once daily. Ticket prices from New York to Saratoga Springs are usually around on the Ethan Allen Express, but you can find deals for as low as €55. Onboard amenities include WiFi and power outlets, plus a cafe car and business class seating options for added comfort.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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.

The distance between New York and Saratoga Springs is approximately 164 miles, or 264 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 35 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

Trains from New York to Saratoga Springs are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

The earliest train departs New York at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 14:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in New York twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Saratoga Springs 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 Saratoga Springs to New York.

City Information

New York


New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs, NY, US - SAR-0

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Saratoga Springs is a small city in New York with a big reputation for horse racing. The city is home to both the Saratoga Race Course and the National Museum of Horse Racing. Wealthy visitors built opulent Victorian homes in Saratoga to stay during the summers, gamble on horse races, and seek health from the area's natural mineral water springs. To this day, you can visit mineral baths, pools, and fountains in Saratoga Spa State Park to soak for a while or taste the unique naturally-carbonated water.

The buzzing hub of the city is Broadway, where you can find restaurants serving every type of cuisine, quirky shops, cafés, and bookstores. Talk a walk through nearby Congress Park and discover more mineral water fountains, a vintage carousel, and the Saratoga Springs History Museum.

Amtrak's Adirondack line operates a daily service to Saratoga Springs on its route from Montreal to New York City, and so does the Ethan Allen line from Vermont. Saratoga Springs is a stop for Greyhound buses heading towards Albany or Montreal, plus many local bus services to nearby cities and towns. The closest airport is the Albany International Airport, about 40 minutes away.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New York?

New York, NY - Penn Station - NYCPEN-0

Main departure station: NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

All train stations in New York:

  • NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Where is the train station in Saratoga Springs?

Main arrival station: 26 Station Ln

Saratoga Springs has one train station.

Train stations in Saratoga Springs:

  • 26 Station Ln

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