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Newark-Albany Bus Schedule
Newark to Albany bus - cost & duration
|Shortest duration||3h 55m|
|Trips per day||5|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Newark to Albany during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.
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 much is a bus ticket from Newark to Albany?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $26.41 was the low point for bus fares from Newark to Albany. Buses from Albany to Newark are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $26.41 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 15 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $14.06 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 134 miles (216 kilometers) from Newark, NJ to Albany, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 55 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the bus.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Newark 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Newark?
The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Newark to Albany, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from Newark to Albany?
There is one bus company that operates from Newark 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.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
Book Greyhound from Newark to Albany from $24. There are 5 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Newark to Albany and you can expect on average to pay $29 for a Greyhound ticket to Albany. In Newark, Greyhound departs to Albany from Penn Station, In Albany, Greyhound arrives at Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St, An average trip on Greyhound from Newark to Albany takes 4 hours and 53 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Albany in 3 hours and 55 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $30 for a weekend trip to Albany.
Where does the bus leave from in Newark?
Most buses depart from the main station in Newark, New Jersey:
- Penn Station
Where does the bus arrive in Albany?
All buses from Newark arrive at one main station in Albany, New York:
- Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St
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