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Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

9:00AM
3h
12:00PM
New York - 103 Canal St
Cheapest
Albany - Central Ave & N. Lake Ave
Cheapest
9:30AM
2h30m
12:00PM
New York - Madison Ave
2nd CheapestFastest
Albany - Central Ave & N. Lake Ave
2nd Cheapest
Fastest
5:00PM
2h30m
7:30PM
New York - Madison Ave
Albany - Central Ave & N. Lake Ave
8:30AM
2h40m
11:10AM
New York - Port Authority
Albany - Albany Bus Terminal, NY
11:30AM
2h45m
2:15PM
New York - Port Authority
Albany - Albany Terminal
Bus New York to Albany: Trip Overview

Bus New York to Albany: Trip Overview

Average Ticket Price$50
Average Bus Trip Duration3h
Number of daily buses25
Earliest bus departure12:01 AM
Distance215 km
Latest bus departure11:30 PM

New York to Albany Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses25
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures12:01AM - 11:30PM
Minimum Price$21
Average Ticket Price$50
Minimum Trip Duration2h20m
Average Bus Trip Duration3h
Distance215 km
Bus companies on this routeAdirondack Trailways, Greyhound, Wanda Coach, New York Trailways, OurBus
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip New York - Albany

The average bus ticket price from New York to Albany is $50. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from New York to Albany is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

The average travel time between New York and Albany is around 3h, although the fastest bus will take about 2h 20m.This is the time it takes to travel the 217 km that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from New York to Albany can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 25 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from New York to Albany by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the bus from New York to Albany, you can travel comfortably and safely with Adirondack Trailways, Greyhound, Wanda Coach.

Buses travelling between New York and Albany leave from Port Authority or GW Bridge and arrive at Albany Airport, SUNY Collins Circle, Greyhound Station.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
03-03
$49
03-04
$42
Today
$26
03-06
$26
03-07
$26
03-08
$26
03-09
$26
03-10
$26
The cheapest trip from New York to Albany was searched and found on Mar 5, 2024 with a price of $26

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from New York to Albany, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $26 to $133 for a bus ticket from New York to Albany based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $26 which is on 2024-03-06.

Usually New York Trailways, Greyhound will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between New York and Albany!

From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you’re bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from New York to Albany.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from New York to Albany.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from New York to Albany while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

What's the cheapest way to go from New York to Albany?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel timeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel time3hAvg Price$50Daily Departures25
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel time2h 30mAvg Price$58Daily Departures13

The best way to travel between New York and Albany is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost $50 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $27. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Albany, choose the bus, as it will take you from New York to Albany in about 2h 30m —that's the fastest way to get there!

Will you be returning to New York by bus?

Bus from Albany to New York

You can also go to Albany by train

Train from New York to Albany

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