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Train Trip Information: Saratoga Springs to New York

There is one daily train from Saratoga Springs to New York. Traveling by train from Saratoga Springs to New York usually takes around 3 hours and 48 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance164 mi (264 km)
Fastest train3h 48m
Lowest price$59.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Ethan Allen Express
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Saratoga Springs to New York

(Based on 7 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Renata

May 20, 2022- Solo travel

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

Pros: There was a problem with the bridge ...took long time to NY penn station . But the staff was very good and I felt save. Cons: The toilet was very dirty.

Pros: There was a problem with the bridge ...took long time to NY penn station . But the staff was very good and I felt save. Cons: The toilet was very dirty.

5.0

Maria V

August 25, 2021- Visiting friends

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

Nice services

Nice services

5.0

Theresa

January 22, 2020- Business

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

Pros: I cannot believe that I am 61, live in Saratoga and have never taken the train before!!! What was I missing? So much. I was seriously smiling the whole time! Cons: Loved everything about it.

Pros: I cannot believe that I am 61, live in Saratoga and have never taken the train before!!! What was I missing? So much. I was seriously smiling the whole time! Cons: Loved everything about it.

5.0

Jonna

October 18, 2019- Solo travel

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

Pros: Comfortable and quick. Cons: Nothing.

Pros: Comfortable and quick. Cons: Nothing.

5.0

Gloria

July 31, 2019- Solo travel

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

Arrival on time

Arrival on time

What is the price of a train ticket from Saratoga Springs to New York?

In the last month, $59.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Saratoga Springs to New York. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $1.69 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Saratoga Springs to New York will vary between $59 and $67. Planning a train trip to New York within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Saratoga Springs over the next 7 days is $59. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Saratoga Springs to New York by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around $59 whenever you decide to board the train to New York.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Since the average price of train trips from Saratoga Springs to New York remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Saratoga Springs to New York?

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express is the one and only train line which connects Saratoga Springs to New York. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Ethan Allen Express13h 49m$59.91
  • Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

    Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

    Amtrak's Ethan Allen Express line connects New York City to Rutland, Vermont. The scenic trip along the Hudson River Valley includes ten intermediate stops throughout New York and Vermont. This higher-speed rail service departs once daily. Ticket prices from Saratoga Springs to New York are usually around on the Ethan Allen Express, but you can find deals for as low as $59. Onboard amenities include WiFi and power outlets, plus a cafe car and business class seating options for added comfort.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Saratoga Springs to New York during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Saratoga Springs to New York?

The distance between Saratoga Springs and New York is approximately 164 miles, or 264 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 48 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Saratoga Springs to New York on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Monday. Monday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Saratoga Springs at 1:00pm and arrives in New York around 3 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Saratoga Springs to New York?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to New York with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Saratoga Springs.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Saratoga Springs?

Main departure station: 26 Station Ln

There is one train station in Saratoga Springs.

All train stations in Saratoga Springs:

  • 26 Station Ln

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main arrival station: Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

All train stations in New York:

  • Penn Station

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