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traveling from Boston to Albany by bus

Cheapest price$24.00
Shortest Duration3h 0m
Trips per day8
bus carriers3
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Boston to Albany?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Boston to Albany is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Boston to Albany were $28.77. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $5.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Boston to Albany?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Boston to Albany by bus is at 1:00 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 12:00 PM on Wednesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily bus trips are there from Boston to Albany?

On average there are 8 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Boston to Albany, with an average of 4 trips per day and 99 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Boston to Albany. Of the 8 trips there are 5 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

bus lines that run from Boston to Albany

Peter Pan Lines

Peter Pan Lines operates, on average, 4 bus schedule(s) from Boston to Albany. The average Peter Pan Lines ticket to Albany costs $54.87. Cheap Peter Pan Lines tickets to Albany are available on Wanderu starting from $52.00. In Boston, Peter Pan Lines departs from South Station Bus Terminal and 1 other station. In Albany, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St and no other station.

An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Boston to Albany takes 5 hours and 34 minutes, while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Albany in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $58.00 for a weekend getaway trip to Albany.

Peter Pan Lines
Peter Pan Lines
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Green certified
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
5h 34m
Avg. Price
$54.87

OurBus

OurBus operates, on average, 2 bus schedule(s) from Boston to Albany. The average OurBus ticket to Albany costs $31.90. Cheap OurBus tickets to Albany are available on Wanderu starting from $25.00. In Boston, OurBus departs from 39 Dalton Street and 1 other station. In Albany, OurBus arrives at Jennings Landing Drop-off and no other station.

An average trip on OurBus from Boston to Albany takes 3 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Albany in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $31.90 for a weekend getaway trip to Albany.

OurBus
OurBus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Free water
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 15m
Avg. Price
$31.90

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 4 bus schedule(s) from Boston to Albany. The average Greyhound ticket to Albany costs $30.48. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Albany are available on Wanderu starting from $24.00. In Boston, Greyhound departs from South Station Bus Terminal and no other station. In Albany, Greyhound arrives at Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Boston to Albany takes 4 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Albany in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $32.43 for a weekend getaway trip to Albany.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
4h 15m
Avg. Price
$30.48

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Boston. Most bus trips to Albany will depart from South Station Bus Terminal, Logan Intl Airport, 39 Dalton Street.
  • South Station Bus Terminal
  • Logan Intl Airport
  • 39 Dalton Street
Bus trips arrive in Albany at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St, Jennings Landing Drop-off are the main bus stations in Albany for trips arriving from Boston.
  • Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St
  • Jennings Landing Drop-off