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Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

4:45PM
2h45m
7:30PM
Albany - 1256 Central Ave, Albany, NY
Cheapest
New York - Madison Ave
Cheapest
4:45PM
3h15m
8:00PM
Albany - 1256 Central Ave, Albany, NY
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New York - 103 Canal St
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5:00PM
2h30m
7:30PM
Albany - Central Ave & N. Lake Ave
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New York - Madison Ave
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5:00PM
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8:00PM
Albany - Central Ave & N. Lake Ave
New York - 103 Canal St
1:40PM
2h50m
4:30PM
Albany - Albany Bus Terminal, NY
New York - Port Authority
Bus Albany to New York: Trip Overview

Bus Albany to New York: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$36
Average bus trip duration3h
Number of daily buses28
Earliest bus departure4:05 AM
Distance131 miles (211 km)
Latest bus departure11:05 PM

Albany to New York Buses

Information on this bus route

Buses travel from Albany to New York about 28 times a day, with the fastest trip taking 206. You can expect to pay about $36 for a bus ticket on this route, though cheaper tickets can be found at $18.

Daily Departures28
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures4:05AM - 11:05PM
Minimum Price$18
Average Ticket Price$36
Minimum Trip Duration2h
Average Bus Trip Duration3h
Distance131 miles (211 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteAdirondack Trailways, Wanda Coach, Greyhound, OurBus, FlixBus
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Albany - New York

You can travel between these two cities by bus or train. Either way you choose, you'll be sure to reach your destination in the most convenient and sustainable way. You can also use carpool services and share a car ride with other travelers.

The average travel time from Albany to New York is about 3h, although the minimum time it takes to get there is 2h with the fastest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 135 miles (217 km) that separate the two cities.

The distance between the two cities is 135 miles (217 km).

On average, there are 28 daily departures on this route, offered by Adirondack Trailways, Wanda Coach and Greyhound. The number of buses operating from Albany to New York may change based on the day of the week. Simplify your trip from Albany to New York by checking the schedules and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

The first bus leaves at 4:05 AM and the last one leaves at 11:05 PM.

The majority of buses traveling from Albany to New York start their journey at Albany Airport and wind up at Port Authority, Port AuthorityW 42nd St. These are the main departure and arrival locations on this route, but you can find others that could fit better into your travel plans.

The cheapest way to travel this route is by bus. The lowest price for the bus on this route is $18.

The average bus ticket price from Albany to New York is $36. Over the last 30 days, the prices ranged between $18 and $94, so make sure to compare them to get the best option.

Yes, you can do a day trip from Albany to New York. The total time it takes to make a round-trip between Albany and New York is about 4h. This allows for plenty of time to explore the sights in New York before returning to Albany in the evening.

Once in New York, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Statue of Liberty / Ellis Island, Bronx Zoo, Washington Square Park, Empire State Building and Whitney Museum of American Art.

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
04/10
$18
04/11
$18
Today
$18
04/13
$18
04/14
$25
04/15
$18
04/16
$18
04/17
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The cheapest trip from Albany to New York was searched and found on Apr 10, 2024 with a price of $18

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

You can expect to pay from $18 to $73 for a bus ticket from Albany to New York based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $18 which is on 2024-04-13.

Usually Amtrak, Adirondack Trailways 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

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from Albany to New York.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

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 Albany to New York.

Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from Albany to New York will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.

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

Did you know?

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.

Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!

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!

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

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel TimeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel Time3hAvg Price$36Daily Departures28
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel Time2h 35mAvg Price$42Daily Departures12

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You can also go to New York by train

Train from Albany to New York

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