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Albany - Burlington Bus Schedule

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Other ways to get from Albany to Burlington

There are usually 2 daily train trips available from Albany to Burlington.

Bus
Train
Avg. Price
Avg. Price
$43.33
Avg. Price
$51.00
Daily Trips
Daily Trips
6
Daily Trips
2
Duration
Duration
5h 8m
Duration
5h 27m
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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Albany to Burlington. Traveling by bus from Albany to Burlington usually takes around 5 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest Vermont Translines bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 57 minutes.

Distance129 mi (207 km)
Shortest duration4h 57m
Cheapest price$43.00
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceVermont Translines
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Albany to Burlington

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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. Vermont Translines connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Vermont Translines65h 9m$43.34
  • Book Vermont Translines from Albany to Burlington from $43. There are 6 trips per day offered by Vermont Translines from Albany to Burlington and you can expect on average to pay for a Vermont Translines ticket to Burlington. In Albany, Vermont Translines departs to Burlington from Albany Bus Terminal and 2 other stations. In Burlington, Vermont Translines arrives at Downtown Transit Center .

    An average trip on Vermont Translines from Albany to Burlington takes 5 hours and 9 minutes , while the fastest available Vermont Translines trip will get you to Burlington in 4 hours and 57 minutes .

    On weekends, Vermont Translines offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Burlington.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 9 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.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Albany to Burlington 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

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.

There are 6 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.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Albany, NY to Burlington, VT; ticket prices start at $51.00.

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

Buses to Burlington leave from 3 stations in Albany.

All bus stations in Albany:

  • Albany Airport

  • Albany Bus Terminal

  • 66 Green Street

Where does the bus arrive in Burlington?

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Main arrival station: Downtown Transit Center

Intercity buses to Burlington and local Green Mountain Transit both operate through the Downtown Transit Center at the corner of Pearl Street and St. Paul Street. A covered boarding area runs the length of St. Paul Street, where passengers board local transit, Vermont Translines, Greyhound, and Amtrak Thruway buses. Although there is no indoor waiting area, there are usually staff at the station if you need information. The station is extremely convenient, located right next to Burlington's charming pedestrian mall, Church Street Marketplace, in the center of town.

All bus stations in Burlington:

  • Downtown Transit Center

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