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Albany - New Haven Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Albany to New Haven. Traveling by bus from Albany to New Haven usually takes around 4 hours and 28 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance102 mi (164 km)
Shortest duration3h 15m
Cheapest price$17.48
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Albany to New Haven?

Bus tickets for a trip from Albany to New Haven cost $30.76 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Albany to New Haven in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $21 to $52. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 23, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to New Haven this week, bus tickets are available starting at $24.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Albany to New Haven, mark your calendar for September. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $32. However, taking the bus from Albany to New Haven during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $55. The best way to find deals on a trip in November is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 19 days in advance to save up to $30.34.

What bus companies travel from Albany to New Haven?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Albany to New Haven that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound34h 6m$40.99
Peter Pan Lines37h 27m$58.10
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 3 bus trips from Albany to New Haven every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 6 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New Haven usually start from $17.

  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Albany to New Haven from $53. There are 3 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Albany to New Haven and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to New Haven. In Albany, Peter Pan Lines departs to New Haven from 66 Green Street . In New Haven, Peter Pan Lines arrives at New Hvn Bus Station .

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Albany to New Haven takes 7 hours and 27 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to New Haven in 3 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to New Haven.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 28 minutes to cover the 102 miles from Albany to New Haven. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to New Haven at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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.

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Albany to New Haven, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Albany to New Haven 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.

City Information

Albany

As the capital city of New York state, Albany is blessed with many historic buildings and quaint quarters, making it the perfect city to take a stroll around. One of the city’s top attractions is the famous New York State Capitol Building, a stately structure that has been around since as far as the 19th century. If you wish to learn more about the city’s rich history, head over to Bidwell House museum, which is actually a restored home filled with impressive artifacts. While staying in Albany, do take the time to visit The Egg, a unique-looking building that will certainly satisfy your architectural curiosity.

For a great dinner with a quirky twist, head over to Canvas, Corks and Forks - Schenectady. For some of the best BBQ dishes in town, don’t hesitate to give Warehouse Grill & BBQ a shot.

The busiest bus station in the area is the Albany Bus Terminal. The bus station welcomes buses from New York, Boston, Baltimore, and many other places. The nearest Amtrak train station is located in the neighboring town of Rensselaer, NY. The city’s principal airport is the Albany International Airport, located six miles northwest of Albany.

New Haven

Sitting on the mouth of the Quinnipiac River of Connecticut, New Haven has been the home of the esteemed Yale University for more than 300 years. The quaint college town, with its cultural significance, has long been a highly-rated destination for culturally-inclined travelers. The first thing to do in New Haven is to visit the Yale campus, which was designed by famous architects such as Eero Saarinen and Frank O. Gehry. Don’t forget to check out the university’s visitor center as well, which houses impressive historical displays. Other interesting destinations on the premises are the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. If you wish to take a break from the urban environment and go hunting for some amazing nature shots, East Rock Park will be a premier choice. Inside the park is the Pardee Rose Garden, which features more than 50 varieties of roses blooming in June and July.

New Haven is a popular destination for foodies, and its greatest offering is pizza. New Haven’s special pizza, also known as “apizza,” is a must-try when you are in town, and the best place to try this delicacy is at Pepe’s, its birthplace. Another establishment to check out is Louis’ Lunch, which has been serving delightful fast food since 1895.

The central hub of transportation in the city is Union Station, where travelers can catch Amtrak trains or buses by Greyhound and Flixbus for intercity transits. Air services are handled by the Tweed New Haven Regional Airport, located 3 miles east of the business district.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Albany?

Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St  - ALBPPA-0

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Main departure station: Albany Bus Terminal

The Albany Bus Terminal is a busy hub of intercity bus travel in downtown Albany. Jefferson Lines, Greyhound, Adirondack Trailways, and Peter Pan operate bus trips that stop at this station. The terminal has customer service staff on-site, as well as restrooms and a small cafe. Several parking lots are available around the station, and a hotel is available just down the street. It is only a few blocks to downtown Albany and the New York State Capitol complex from the station.

All bus stations in Albany:

  • Albany Bus Terminal

  • 66 Green Street

Where does the bus arrive in New Haven?

New Haven Union Station - NHVUSFLX-0

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Main arrival station: New Hvn Bus Station

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in New Haven.

All bus stations in New Haven:

  • New Hvn Bus Station

  • Union Station Parking Garage

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