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New York - Saratoga Springs Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from New York to Saratoga Springs. Traveling by train from New York to Saratoga Springs usually takes around 3 hours and 43 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Ethan Allen Express train can make the trip in 3 hours and 34 minutes.

Distance164 mi (264 km)
Fastest train3h 34m
Lowest price€25.38
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Ethan Allen Express
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New York, NY to Saratoga Springs, NY

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)




21 September 2019 - Vacation

Amtrak Adirondack

Pros: The scenery during our trip was fantastic. Cons: The Railway track seemed a bit rough.

Pros: The scenery during our trip was fantastic. Cons: The Railway track seemed a bit rough.



12 September 2019 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Adirondack

Pros: Had a hard time finding and didn’t get the Senior price on line. Cons: If I plan in advance I’d like my tickets mailed.

Pros: Had a hard time finding and didn’t get the Senior price on line. Cons: If I plan in advance I’d like my tickets mailed.

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

In the last month, €44.73 was the average price of a train ticket from New York, NY to Saratoga Springs, NY. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €15.85 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 €41 and €50. 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 €46. 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


If you are trying to decide when to travel from New York to Saratoga Springs by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €50 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Saratoga Springs in January, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €56 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

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 22 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Saratoga Springs from New York will be about €15.85 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, New York to Saratoga Springs, New York. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak14h 43m€46.87
Amtrak Ethan Allen Express13h 35m€46.97
  • 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. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from New York to Saratoga Springs every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €38.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York to Saratoga Springs 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 New York to Saratoga Springs?

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 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 34 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

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

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves New York at 14:00 and arrives in Saratoga Springs around 3 hours later.

Is there a direct train from New York to Saratoga Springs?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Saratoga Springs with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Saratoga Springs to New York. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New York to Saratoga Springs for €41.45.

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.

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New York?


Departure stations

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.

Where is the train station in Saratoga Springs?

Arrival stations

Saratoga Springs has one train station.

Need a return trip from Saratoga Springs to New York?

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