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Wilmington-Albany Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Wilmington to Albany bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$20.00
Shortest Duration6h 15m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Wilmington to Albany right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Wilmington to Albany?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $30.25 was the low point for bus fares from Wilmington to Albany. Buses from Albany to Wilmington are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $30.25 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 13 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $27.58 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 222 miles (357 kilometers) from Wilmington, DE to Albany, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 15 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Wilmington to Albany at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Wilmington?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00am. To see the times for all buses from Wilmington to Albany, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Wilmington to Albany every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

What bus companies travel from Wilmington to Albany?

There is one bus company that operates from Wilmington to Albany. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound39h 18m$45.75

Where does the bus leave from in Wilmington?

Most buses depart from the main station in Wilmington, Delaware:

  • Bus Terminal - 100 French St

Where does the bus arrive in Albany?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Albany, New York:

  • Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St
  • SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir

Price trends for buses from Wilmington to Albany

Monthly average prices

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