Albany to Oneonta bus

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Albany - Oneonta Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Albany to Oneonta. Traveling by bus from Albany to Oneonta usually takes around 6 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Trailways bus can make the trip in 2 hours,

Distance68 mi (109 km)
Shortest duration2h 0m
Cheapest price$25.75
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceAdirondack Trailways
Bus lines1

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How much is a bus ticket from Albany to Oneonta?

Bus tickets for a trip from Albany to Oneonta cost $39.15 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.

Monthly avg. prices

Taking the bus from Albany to Oneonta is usually cheapest in July, when the average ticket price is only $35. If you're planning to take the bus from Albany to Oneonta during March, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $44. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

What bus companies travel from Albany to Oneonta?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Albany to Oneonta. Adirondack Trailways connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways86h 37m$46.10
  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 68 miles from Albany to Oneonta. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Oneonta. 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from Albany to Oneonta, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Albany to Oneonta every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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


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.


Oneonta is a small city located in Otsego County, New York, between Albany and Binghamton. Its nickname is "City of the Hills," thanks to the surrounding foothills of the Catskill Mountains and the city's location at the northern edge of the Appalachian Region. Oneonta is a popular student city, catering to the nearby State University of New York, SUNY Oneonta.

Oneonta is an excellent place to plan an outdoor vacation of hiking in the Robert V Riddell State Park or birdwatching in the Delaware Otsego Wildlife Sanctuary. Taste locally grown produce and wines at Sloans NY Grill or the Bear Pond Winery, or stock up at Annutto's Farm Stand to bring some of the region's best home with you.

Interstate-88 runs just outside of town, and runs northeast to southwest through the entire state of New York. Several bus companies, including Trailways and Amtrak Thruway, connect Oneonta to more than 60 different cities, including the Big Apple.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Albany?

Main departure station: 66 Green Street

Albany has two bus stations with service to Oneonta.

All bus stations in Albany:

  • 66 Green Street

  • Albany (SUNY)

Where does the bus arrive in Oneonta?

Main arrival station: Oneonta (SUNY)

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Oneonta.

All bus stations in Oneonta:

  • Oneonta (SUNY)

  • Oneonta

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