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Albany - Manchester Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Albany to Manchester. Traveling by bus from Albany to Manchester usually takes around 2 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest Vermont Translines bus can make the trip in just one hour and 50 minutes.

Distance49 mi (80 km)
Shortest duration1h 50m
Cheapest price$17.00
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceVermont Translines
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Albany to Manchester

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)




August 3, 2023- Visiting family

Vermont Translines

My driver was very friendly and an excellent driver. I tend to get motion sick in buses but not this time!



May 31, 2022- Solo travel

Vermont Translines

Bus was on time from Albany bus station and got to Manchester, VT, within 2 hours. It was a quite and safe ride and I enjoyed it.

How much is a bus ticket from Albany to Manchester?

Bus tickets for a trip from Albany to Manchester cost $18.32 on average. This is an excellent value for the 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

Traveling from Albany to Manchester by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $18 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Albany to Manchester?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Albany to Manchester. 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 Translines62h 2m$18.32
  • Book Vermont Translines from Albany to Manchester from $17. There are 6 trips per day offered by Vermont Translines from Albany to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay for a Vermont Translines ticket to Manchester. In Albany, Vermont Translines departs to Manchester from Albany Bus Terminal and 2 other stations. In Manchester, Vermont Translines arrives at Tour Bus Parking Area .

    An average trip on Vermont Translines from Albany to Manchester takes 2 hours and 2 minutes , while the fastest available Vermont Translines trip will get you to Manchester in 1 hours and 50 minutes .

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

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 2 minutes to cover the 49 miles from Albany to Manchester. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 50 minutes. 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Manchester 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, 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 Manchester, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Albany to Manchester 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 Manchester without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Albany, NY to Manchester, VT; ticket prices start at $22.00.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Albany?

Main departure station: Albany Airport

Buses to Manchester 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 Manchester?

Main arrival station: Tour Bus Parking Area

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

All bus stations in Manchester:

  • Tour Bus Parking Area

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