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Albany - Queens Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Albany to Queens. Traveling by bus from Albany to Queens usually takes around 4 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Trailways bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance133 mi (214 km)
Shortest duration3h 50m
Cheapest price$28.00
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceAdirondack Trailways
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Albany to Queens?

The average price for a bus ticket to Queens is $37.00, Traveling by bus on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Albany. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15MayJun

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Albany to Queens is expected to range from $40 to $41. If you are looking to travel to Queens within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $40. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $40 and can be found on May 28, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in April. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $36 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Albany to Queens in September, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $41 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 11 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $3.78 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Albany to Queens?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Albany to Queens that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Adirondack Trailways usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Pool16h 31m$30.81
Adirondack Trailways24h 11m$45.22
  • Adirondack Pool

    Adirondack Pool

    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 Queens Village route, Adirondack Trailways tickets are on average, but you can score a cheaper ticket as low as $28 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.

  • 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 Queens Village route, Adirondack Trailways tickets are on average, but you can score a cheaper ticket as low as $28 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 Queens Village 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 Queens Village?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 133 miles from Albany to Queens. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 50 minutes. 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.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Queens 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, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Albany?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Albany to Queens, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Albany to Queens 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

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 Queens?

Main arrival station: 7-11 - Jd Foods

All buses from Albany arrive at one main station in Queens Village.

All bus stations in Queens:

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

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