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Albany-Boston Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Albany to Boston bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$25.00
Shortest Duration4h 40m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Albany to Boston 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 Albany to Boston?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $25.00 was the low point for bus fares from Albany to Boston. Buses from Boston to Albany are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $25.00 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 18 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $17.15 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 139 miles (223 kilometers) from Albany, NY to Boston, MA. 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?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Albany?

There is usually only one bus per day from Albany to Boston. It leaves the station in Albany at 7:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Albany to Boston. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Albany to Boston?

There is one bus company that operates from Albany to Boston. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound14h 40m$32.74

Where does the bus leave from in Albany?

Most buses depart from the main station in Albany, New York:

  • Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St

Where does the bus arrive in Boston?

All buses from Albany arrive at one main station in Boston, Massachusetts:

  • South Station Bus Terminal

Price trends for buses from Albany to Boston

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JanFeb

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Albany, NY to Boston, MA
4.8
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.8
Value
4.3
Condition
4.5
Matt
5.0
August 16, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Great experience. Good driver. 5 minutes early. Thumbs up!Great experience. Good driver. 5 minutes early. Thumbs up!
Cons
Get that WiFi going. Other than that, all good. Get that WiFi going. Other than that, all good.
Tips
Wear something strange so people are less likely to sit next to you. Wear something strange so people are less likely to sit next to you.
Jeannette
4.0
July 19, 2019Visiting family
Cons
The bus was way too cold. Turn down the air conditioning please!The bus was way too cold. Turn down the air conditioning please!

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