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New York, NY to Albany by bus

The journey from New York, NY to Albany by bus is 134.69 mi and takes 3 hr 8 min. There are 28 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:01 AM and the last at 11:00 PM. It is possible to travel from New York, NY to Albany by bus for as little as $13.41 or as much as $67.72. The best price for this journey is $13.41.

Lowest Price$13.41
Journey Duration3 hr 8 min
Connection per Day28
Lowest Price$13.41
Highest Price$67.72
First Departure12:01 AM
Last Departure11:00 PM
Distance134.69 mi
DepartureNew York, NY
ArrivalAlbany
CarriersGreyhound, Adirondack TrailwaysMore

New York, NY to Albany Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from New York, NY to Albany?

The cheapest bus tickets from New York, NY to Albany cost $13.41. On average, you can expect to spend around $33.00 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from New York, NY to Albany.
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When you're traveling from New York, NY to Albany, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $33.00. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How much time will it take to go from New York, NY to Albany by bus?

The average journey time is 3 hr 8 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 134.69 mi from New York, NY to Albany. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from New York, NY to Albany to take longer than 3 hr 8 min. The journey between New York, NY and Albany by bus usually takes 3 hr 8 min to cover a distance of 134.69 mi. The shortest journey from New York, NY to Albany will take you 2 hr 29 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Albany quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many times a day do departures from New York, NY leave for Albany?

You will be able to travel from New York, NY to Albany using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 28 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from New York, NY to Albany using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 25 direct connections from New York, NY to Albany each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 3 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from New York, NY to Albany. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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The cheapest New York, NY - Albany bus tickets can be found for as low as $14.13 if you’re lucky, or $22.69 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $30.17.

Find the best day to travel to Albany by bus

When travelling to Albany by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Greyhound is a bus company that provides intercity transportation services across North America. Founded in 1914, it is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States and Canada, serving over 3,800 destinations. Greyhound operates on popular routes such as New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and Boston to New York.

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New York, NY to Albany CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
15.17kg
Bus
16.26kg
Flight
43.35kg
Car
34.68kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from New York, NY to Albany?
A bus ticket from New York, NY to Albany is $33.00. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $13.41.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from New York, NY to Albany?
The cheapest ticket you can get from New York, NY to Albany is $13.41. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between New York, NY and Albany by bus?
New York, NY to Albany is 134.69 mi.
How long does the bus between New York, NY and Albany take?
New York, NY to Albany is on average 3 hr 8 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 29 min.
Which companies operate from New York, NY to Albany?
The bus journey from New York, NY to Albany is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound, Adirondack Trailways, Wanda Coach and New York Trailways.
How many bus connections per day go from New York, NY to Albany?
New York, NY to Albany has 28 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from New York, NY to Albany leave?
The earliest bus from New York, NY to Albany departs at 12:01 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from New York, NY to Albany depart?
The latest bus from New York, NY to Albany departs at 11:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from New York, NY to Albany in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $13.41 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from New York, NY to Albany?
There are on average 25 direct connection(s) from New York, NY to go to Albany.
What's the fastest journey time between New York, NY to Albany by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between New York, NY and Albany is 2 hr 29 min.
Is there a direct bus from New York, NY to Albany?
Yes, there is a direct bus between New York, NY and Albany.
What are the CO2 emissions for New York, NY to Albany by bus?
The bus journey from New York, NY to Albany creates 16.26kg of CO2 emissions.

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