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traveling from New York to Albany by bus

Cheapest price$5.00
Fastest time2h 30m
Trips per day25
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from New York to Albany?

The best way to get the cheapest 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 $18.80. By booking 22 days out, tickets are on average $10.99 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from New York to Albany by bus is at 8 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 6 AM on Sunday 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.

How many daily bus trips are there from New York to Albany?

On average there are 25 bus trips per day. Adirondack Pool has the most options for departures from New York to Albany, with an average of 13 trips per day and 263 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from New York to Albany. Of the 25 trips there are 22 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

bus lines that run from New York to Albany

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 3 bus schedule(s) from New York to Albany. The average Megabus ticket to Albany costs $17.44. Cheap Megabus tickets to Albany are available on Wanderu starting from $5.00. In New York, Megabus departs 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 16 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Albany in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $18.98 for a weekend getaway trip to Albany.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 16m
Avg. Price
$17.44

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 9 bus schedule(s) from New York to Albany. The average Greyhound ticket to Albany costs $23.50. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Albany are available on Wanderu starting from $19.00. In New York, Greyhound departs 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 50 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Albany in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 9 trips per day and you could expect to pay $24.56 for a weekend getaway trip to Albany.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 50m
Avg. Price
$23.50

Adirondack Pool

Adirondack Pool operates, on average, 13 bus schedule(s) from New York to Albany. The average Adirondack Pool ticket to Albany costs $22.27. Cheap Adirondack Pool tickets to Albany are available on Wanderu starting from $19.00. In New York, Adirondack Pool departs 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 3 hours and 4 minutes, while the fastest available Adirondack Pool trip will get you to Albany in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Adirondack Pool offers 13 trips per day and you could expect to pay $22.81 for a weekend getaway trip to Albany.

Adirondack Pool
Adirondack Pool
Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 4m
Avg. Price
$22.27

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