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Albany - Springfield Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Albany to Springfield. Traveling by bus from Albany to Springfield usually takes around 2 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in just one hour and 50 minutes.

Distance71 mi (114 km)
Shortest duration1h 50m
Cheapest price$21.99
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Albany to Springfield?

Bus tickets for a trip from Albany to Springfield cost $23.14 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 Springfield in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $22 to $28. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 15, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Springfield this week, bus tickets are available starting at $22.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Albany to Springfield, mark your calendar for July. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $23. However, taking the bus from Albany to Springfield during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $30. 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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The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 15 days in advance to save $10.28 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Albany to Springfield?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Albany to Springfield that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound22h 0m$24.78
Peter Pan Lines22h 5m$35.00
  • 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 2 bus trips from Albany to Springfield every day, with the average journey taking around 2 hours and 0 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Springfield usually start from $22.

  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Albany to Springfield from $35. There are 2 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Albany to Springfield and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Springfield. In Albany, Peter Pan Lines departs to Springfield from 66 Green Street . In Springfield, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Springfield .

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Albany to Springfield takes 2 hours and 5 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Springfield in 1 hours and 50 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Springfield.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours to cover the 71 miles from Albany to Springfield. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 50 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

Because many passengers travel from Albany to Springfield 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.

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Albany to Springfield, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Albany to Springfield every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Albany to Springfield without transferring.

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.

Springfield

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Founded in 1636 as the first Springfield in North America, this city sits on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River in Massachusetts. Perhaps best known as the birthplace of basketball, Springfield is a mecca for b-ball fans. Visitors can enjoy three levels of exhibits and interactive contests at the famous Basketball Hall of Fame.

Along with basketball, Springfield was also the birthplace of the immensely popular children's author, Theodore Geisel—more commonly known as Dr. Seuss. Enjoy a walk through the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden to see many of his most famous characters immortalized in bronze. History buffs should head to the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, highlighting the town's important role as an arsenal during the Revolutionary War.

Springfield's central location between major tourist destinations like NYC, Boston, and the Berkshires means that it can be reached easily by most modes of transport. The city is served by several Amtrak lines and Peter Pan and Greyhound buses. Bradley International Airport and Westover Metropolitan Airport are also closeby, with frequent flights from destinations around the country.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Albany?

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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 Springfield?

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Main arrival station: Union Station Transportation Center

Union Station is an iconic landmark in Springfield that just finished renovations in 2016- meaning you get the historic charm plus modern AC. Original features include the impressive entrance clock, wooden train schedule, and terrazzo flooring. You may stop at Union Station on Amtrak or Northeast Regional. Or, if you're commuting locally, you may transfer to the CTrail Hartford Line. Greyhound and Peter Pan provide bus services to the area as well, with connections across New England. Since the station operates with so many carriers, the waiting area has plenty of space and seating, ticket kiosks, and plenty of snack options like Dunkin Donuts and Subway.

All bus stations in Springfield:

  • Union Station Transportation Center

  • Springfield

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