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Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration3h 0m
Trips per day23
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How to book cheap New York to Albany bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from New York to Albany is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from New York to Albany were $21.80. By booking 5 days out, tickets are on average $14.99 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from New York to Albany by bus is at 1:00 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 10:00 PM on Monday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Adirondack Pool from New York to Albany has the most daily schedules

On average there are 23 bus trips per day. Adirondack Pool has the most options for departures from New York to Albany, with an average of 11 trips per day and 234 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers currently travel from New York to Albany. Of the 23 trips there are 21 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

4 carriers offer New York to Albany bus trips

Adirondack Pool

Book Adirondack Pool from New York to Albany from $20.00. There are 11 Adirondack Pool schedules from New York to Albany and you can expect on average to pay $24.61 for a Adirondack Pool ticket to Albany. In New York, Adirondack Pool departs to Albany from Port Authority Bus Station and no other station. In Albany, Adirondack Pool arrives at Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Adirondack Pool from New York to Albany takes 2 hours and 57 minutes,

On weekends, Adirondack Pool offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay $25.61 for a weekend getaway trip to Albany.

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Avg. Time
2h 57m
Avg. Price
$24.61

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from New York to Albany from $21.00. There are 7 Greyhound schedules from New York to Albany and you can expect on average to pay $28.09 for a Greyhound ticket to Albany. In New York, Greyhound departs to Albany from Port Authority Bus Station and 1 other station. In Albany, Greyhound arrives at Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from New York to Albany takes 2 hours and 48 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay $29.76 for a weekend getaway trip to Albany.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 48m
Avg. Price
$28.09

Megabus

Book Megabus from New York to Albany from $1.00. There are 4 Megabus schedules from New York to Albany and you can expect on average to pay $21.84 for a Megabus ticket to Albany. In New York, Megabus departs to Albany from W 34th St and 11th Ave and no other station. In Albany, Megabus arrives at SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from New York to Albany takes 3 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Albany in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $24.83 for a weekend getaway trip to Albany.

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Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 2m
Avg. Price
$21.84

Peter Pan Lines

Book Peter Pan Lines from New York to Albany from $42.00. There are 1 Peter Pan Lines schedules from New York to Albany and you can expect on average to pay $46.12 for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Albany. In New York, Peter Pan Lines departs to Albany from Port Authority Bus Station and no other station. In Albany, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St and no other station.

An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from New York to Albany takes 6 hours and 4 minutes, while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Albany in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $47.56 for a weekend getaway trip to Albany.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Green certified
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 4m
Avg. Price
$46.12

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from New York. Most bus trips to Albany will depart from Port Authority Bus Station, W 34th St and 11th Ave, GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway.
  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • W 34th St and 11th Ave
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
Bus trips arrive in Albany at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St, SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir are the main bus stations in Albany for trips arriving from New York.
  • Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St
  • SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir