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Albany - Brooklyn Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Albany to Brooklyn. Traveling by bus from Albany to Brooklyn usually takes around 4 hours and 25 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance137 mi (220 km)
Shortest duration4h 25m
Cheapest price$20.00
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Albany to Brooklyn?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Albany to Brooklyn. Greyhound is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound14h 25m$20.45
  • 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 1 bus trips from Albany to Brooklyn every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 25 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Brooklyn usually start from $20.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 137 miles from Albany to Brooklyn. 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 Brooklyn 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, 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.

There is usually only one bus per day from Albany to Brooklyn. It leaves the station in Albany at 4:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Albany to Brooklyn. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the 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 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

Where does the bus arrive in Brooklyn?

Main arrival station: Brooklyn Bus Stn

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

All bus stations in Brooklyn:

  • Brooklyn Bus Stn

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