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Bus Rochester to Albany: Trip Overview
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New York Trailways offers reliable, affordable transportation between cities in United States. To provide convenient travel times to its customers, they have an average of 868 departures per day, with options for direct or connecting trips. With comfortable buses and prices ranging from $47.00 to $68.00, New York Trailways is a convenient and affordable way to travel. Their frequently updated schedules make it easy to plan your next road trip or weekend getaway. So sit back, relax, and let New York Trailways take care of the driving.
If you're looking for reliable, comfortable transportation in United States, FlixBus is a good option. The company offers a variety of routes, making it easy and affordable to get around. On any given day, 6 buses leave from various locations, ensuring convenient departure times. With prices ranging from $70.00 to $199.00, the buses are well-maintained and comfortable. Whether you need transportation for business or pleasure, FlixBus gets you where you want to go for a fair price.
Greyhound offers reliable, affordable transportation between cities in United States. To provide convenient travel times to its customers, they have an average of 25153 departures per day, with options for direct or connecting trips. With comfortable buses and prices ranging from $43.00 to $115.00, Greyhound is a convenient and affordable way to travel. Their frequently updated schedules make it easy to plan your next road trip or weekend getaway. So sit back, relax, and let Greyhound take care of the driving.
Greyhound Rochester Albany recent customer reviews
Bus was cold and there was no heat
Tiresome to change buses
Rochester to Albany Buses
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|Earliest and Latest Bus Departures||12:20AM - 3:45PM|
|Average Ticket Price||$108|
|Minimum Trip Duration||5h25m|
|Average Bus Trip Duration||10h20m|
|Distance||198 miles (319 km)|
|Bus Companies on This Route||New York Trailways, FlixBus, Greyhound|
Where are the popular bus stations and stops in Rochester and Albany?
1400 Washington Ave (Student Association Building, Bus Stop is at Collins Circle), Albany, NY 12206
1 Crossgates Mall Rd (overflow lot off Crossgates Mall Road opposite JC Penney near Access Road), Albany, NY 12205, USA
Frequently asked questions for your trip Rochester - Albany
Both buses and trains are available for traveling between these two cities. The two options are convenient and sustainable ways to reach Albany. You can also use carpool services and share a car ride with other travelers.
Traveling from Rochester to Albany takes around 10h 20m on average, although the fastest bus will take 5h 25m, on average. This is the time it takes to travel the 199 miles (320 km) that separate the two cities.
Rochester and Albany are 199 miles (320 km) apart.
About 6 buses travel this route daily, provided by New York Trailways, FlixBus and Greyhound. Depending on the day of the week, the number of buses available from Rochester to Albany may vary. Simplify your trip from Rochester to Albany by checking the schedules and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.
The bus service operates from 12:20 AM for the initial departure and runs until 3:45 PM for the final departure.
The majority of buses traveling from Rochester to Albany start their journey at Bus Station and wind up at Albany Airport. These are the most popular pick-up and drop-off locations on this route, but you can find others that could fit better into your travel plans.
The bus ticket costs $108 on average. In the past 30 days, prices have fluctuated between $43 and $199, so it's best to compare them to make sure you get the best deal.
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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.
To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Rochester to Albany, as early as possible.
You can expect to pay from $36 to $114 for a bus ticket from Rochester to Albany based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $36 which is on 2023-12-09.
Usually New York 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
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 Rochester and Albany!
Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Rochester to Albany, get comfy and count the stars.
Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from Rochester to Albany 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 Rochester to Albany while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.
Did you know?
Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.
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!
The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.
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