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Buffalo to Albany bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$30.00
Shortest Duration5h 40m
Trips per day9
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Buffalo to Albany bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Buffalo to Albany is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Buffalo to Albany were $30.00. By booking 18 days out, tickets are on average $11.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Buffalo to Albany?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Buffalo to Albany by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Tuesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Buffalo to Albany has the most daily schedules

On average there are 9 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Buffalo to Albany, with an average of 9 trips per day and 188 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Buffalo to Albany. Of the 9 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

2 carriers offer Buffalo to Albany bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Buffalo to Albany from $30.00. There are 9 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Buffalo to Albany and you can expect on average to pay $47.40 for a Greyhound ticket to Albany. In Buffalo, Greyhound departs to Albany from Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St and one other station. In Albany, Greyhound arrives at Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Buffalo to Albany takes 7 hours and 23 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Albany in 5 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 10 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $49.54 for a weekend trip to Albany.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 23m
Avg. Price
$47.40

Trailways NY Pool

Book Trailways NY Pool from Buffalo to Albany from $57.00. Typically there is one Trailways NY Pool schedule per day from Buffalo to Albany and you can expect on average to pay $58.71 for a Trailways NY Pool ticket to Albany. In Buffalo, Trailways NY Pool departs to Albany from Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St, In Albany, Trailways NY Pool arrives at Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St and one other station.

An average trip on Trailways NY Pool from Buffalo to Albany takes 10 hours and 8 minutes, while the fastest available Trailways NY Pool trip will get you to Albany in 5 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Trailways NY Pool offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $57.00 for a weekend trip to Albany.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 8m
Avg. Price
$58.71
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Buffalo. Most bus trips to Albany will depart from Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St, Buffalo Niagara Intl Airport.
  • Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St
  • Buffalo Niagara Intl Airport
Bus trips arrive in Albany at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St, 1400 Washington Ave, SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir are the main bus stations in Albany for trips arriving from Buffalo.
  • Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St
  • 1400 Washington Ave
  • SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir