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Albany - Burlington Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Albany to Burlington. Traveling by bus from Albany to Burlington usually takes around 5 hours and 12 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 57 minutes.

Distance129 mi (207 km)
Shortest duration4h 57m
Cheapest price$43.00
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Albany to Burlington

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15MayMay

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

What bus companies travel from Albany to Burlington?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US45h 12m$44.50
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    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 4 trips per day from Albany to Burlington, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Albany to Burlington 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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 Burlington?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 12 minutes to cover the 129 miles from Albany to Burlington. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 57 minutes. 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.

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

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Albany to Burlington, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Albany to Burlington every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Albany to Burlington without transferring.

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.

Burlington

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Burlington is the most populous city in Vermont and also one of its most exciting cities to visit. Blessed with an amazing landscape and beautiful lakes, the city is a haven for people who enjoy immersing themselves in the great outdoors. In the winter, Burlington is definitely one of the country’s most amazing snow destinations. The best place to enjoy natural fauna in Burlington is at Green Mountain Audubon Center, full of diverse wildlife and rare birds. If you are interested in Burlington's historical and cultural significance, don't hesitate to check out the Shelburne Museum, which features old buildings, a vintage steamboat, and a railroad station. Fans of the famous Ben & Jerry's can also check out the local factory, the only factory in the U.S. that manufactures the delicious ice cream.

Burlington boasts a vibrant food scene with plenty of choices for everyone. For the best breakfast pancakes, check out The Skinny Pancake, which offers both sweet and savory options. Honey Road, with its eclectic Eastern Mediterranean menu, is another superb dining option.

Burlington's Downtown Transit Center is a hub for bus and train travel throughout New England and beyond. The Burlington Airport is about 3 miles from the city center for travelers coming from further afield.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Albany?

Main departure station: Albany Airport

Albany has two bus stations with service to Burlington.

All bus stations in Albany:

  • Albany Airport

  • Albany Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Burlington?

Main arrival station: Downtown Transit Center - Cherry St

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

All bus stations in Burlington:

  • Downtown Transit Center - Cherry St

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