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Harrisburg to Albany bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$63.00
Shortest Duration8h 40m
Trips per day4
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Harrisburg to Albany

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg to Albany were $67.00. By booking 11 days out, tickets are on average $39.29 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Harrisburg to Albany?

The distance between Harrisburg and Albany is approximately 230.96 miles, or 371.61 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 11 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 40 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Harrisburg 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. Wednesday 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 Harrisburg to Albany has the most daily schedules

On average there are 4 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Harrisburg to Albany, with an average of 4 trips per day and 29 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Harrisburg to Albany. Of the 4 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

1 carriers offer Harrisburg to Albany bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Harrisburg to Albany from $63.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Harrisburg to Albany and you can expect on average to pay $83.97 for a Greyhound ticket to Albany. In Harrisburg, Greyhound departs to Albany from Harrisburg Transp Ctr, In Albany, Greyhound arrives at Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Harrisburg to Albany takes 11 hours and 44 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Albany in 8 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $86.27 for a weekend trip to Albany.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
11h 44m
Avg. Price
$83.97

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Harrisburg. Most bus trips to Albany will depart from:
  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr
Bus trips arrive in Albany at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Albany for trips arriving from Harrisburg:
  • Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St
  • SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir