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Buses from Albany to Williamstown

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Albany - Williamstown Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Albany to Williamstown. Traveling by bus from Albany to Williamstown usually takes around one hour and 38 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines bus can make the trip in just one hour and 34 minutes.

Distance28 mi (46 km)
Shortest duration1h 34m
Cheapest price$27.33
Trips per day2
Most frequent servicePeter Pan Lines
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What bus companies travel from Albany to Williamstown?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Albany to Williamstown. Peter Pan Lines is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Peter Pan Lines21h 38m$27.33
  • Peter Pan Lines

    Peter Pan Lines

    Peter Pan Bus Lines is one of the biggest bus carriers in the Northeast region of the United States. Headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, the company offers affordable bus tickets and comfortable bus trips to over a dozen destinations across nine states and the District of Columbia. Peter Pan is known for their reliable bus service and green certified modern coaches that offer amenities such as onboard restrooms, free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom between seats. Running an average of 2 bus trips every day during the week and 2 trips on weekends, Peter Pan is one of the main bus carriers between Albany and Williamstown, offering bus tickets as low as $23.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Albany to Williamstown 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 long is the bus ride from Albany to Williamstown?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 38 minutes to cover the 28 miles from Albany to Williamstown. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 34 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Williamstown. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Albany?

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Albany to Williamstown, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Williamstown each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Albany to Williamstown. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

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.

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 Term - 34 Hamilton St

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 Term - 34 Hamilton St

  • Empire Plaza

Where does the bus arrive in Williamstown?

Main arrival station: 1090 Main St

All buses from Albany arrive at one main station in Williamstown.

All bus stations in Williamstown:

  • 1090 Main St

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