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Albany - Ridgewood Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 13 intercity buses per day from Albany to Ridgewood. Traveling by bus from Albany to Ridgewood usually takes around 2 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance117 mi (188 km)
Shortest duration2h 10m
Cheapest price$24.49
Trips per day10
Most frequent serviceAdirondack Trailways
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Albany to Ridgewood

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Michael

January 3, 2023- Visiting friends

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: The comfort and scenery. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Book early.

How much is a bus ticket from Albany to Ridgewood?

Bus tickets for a trip from Albany to Ridgewood cost $25.92 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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Bus tickets from Albany to Ridgewood are expected to cost between $24 and $60 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Ridgewood within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $25. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

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Traveling from Albany to Ridgewood by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $34 whenever you decide to travel.

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 16 days in advance to save up to $18.21.

What bus companies travel from Albany to Ridgewood?

There are 3 bus lines from Albany to Ridgewood available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 14 daily trips, Adirondack Trailways usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways142h 59m$39.38
FlixBus US22h 26m$46.68
Greyhound22h 15m$31.34
  • Adirondack Trailways connects areas in New York such as the Adirondacks and Hudson Valley with New York City, serving a total of 94 cities. Some of its top routes include those going to Albany, Ithaca, and Syracuse. Onboard, Adirondack Trailways vehicles have Wi-Fi for internet connectivity on the move and additional amenities, including power outlets, restrooms, air conditioning, overhead lighting, and reclinable seats with footrests.

  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Albany to Ridgewood, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • 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 Ridgewood every day, with the average journey taking around 2 hours and 15 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Ridgewood usually start from $24.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 117 miles from Albany to Ridgewood. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 10 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Ridgewood. 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, 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.

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Albany to Ridgewood, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Albany to Ridgewood every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 10 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus 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?

Main departure station: 66 Green Street

Buses to Ridgewood leave from 4 stations in Albany.

All bus stations in Albany:

  • 66 Green Street

  • Albany Bus Terminal

  • Albany (SUNY)

  • Albany SUNY Bus Stop (Collins Circle)

Where does the bus arrive in Ridgewood?

Main arrival station: Ridgewood Park & Ride

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

All bus stations in Ridgewood:

  • Ridgewood Park & Ride

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