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Albany - Oneonta Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Albany to Oneonta. Traveling by bus from Albany to Oneonta usually takes around 2 hours and 58 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Trailways bus can make the trip in 2 hours,

Distance68 mi (109 km)
Shortest duration2h 0m
Cheapest price$22.25
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceAdirondack Trailways
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Albany to Oneonta

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Jebby

June 15, 2019- Solo travel

Adirondack Trailways

Overall the trip was good.

Overall the trip was good.

Price trends for buses from Albany to Oneonta

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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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 Trailways42h 59m$23.17
  • Adirondack Trailways

    Adirondack Trailways

    Part of the nationwide Trailways bus network, Adirondack Trailways serves routes across New York State. Most of its service connects the Adirondacks and Hudson Valley with New York City. On the Albany to Oneonta route, Adirondack Trailways tickets are on average, but you can score a cheaper ticket as low as $22 if you book well in advance. Buses are comfortable and well-equipped with Wi-Fi, power outlets, restrooms, air conditioning, and reclinable seats with footrests.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Albany to Oneonta 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 Oneonta?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 58 minutes to cover the 68 miles from Albany to Oneonta. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours. 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.

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

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Albany to Oneonta for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Oneonta, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Albany?

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Albany to Oneonta, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Oneonta are there per day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Albany to Oneonta every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 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?

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

  • Albany SUNY Bus Stop (Collins Circle)

Where does the bus arrive in Oneonta?

Main arrival station: Trailways Bus Term - 47 Market St

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

All bus stations in Oneonta:

  • Trailways Bus Term - 47 Market St

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