Getting to Albany

mapAlbany is located approximately 3 hours directly east of Boston and 2½ hours directly north of New York City. Public transportation options  with approximate costs are listed below, but driving will certainly give you more options during the weekend.

City / Distance (miles)
New York City / 150
Boston / 171
Philadelphia / 228
Baltimore / 325
Washington DC / 363

From New York, NY

Transportation Departing Arriving Cost Round Trip
Amtrak Penn Station Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station $82-$140
Megabus 7th Ave & 28th St.
New York, NY
Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Earlier the better
Adirondack Trailways Bus Port Authority Bus Terminal Albany Greyhound Station $35
Greyhound Bus Port Authority Bus Terminal Albany Greyhound Station $35

 

From Boston, MA

Transportation Departing Arriving Cost Round Trip
Amtrak South Station Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station $56 – $196
Limited options direct to Albany
Greyhound Bus South Station Albany Greyhound Station $50

 

From Philadelphia

Transportation Departing Arriving Cost Round Trip
Amtrak 30th Street Station Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station $136 – $234
Transfer in NYC
Greyhound Bus Philadelphia Greyhound
1001 Filbert St.
Albany Greyhound Station $69

 

From Washington DC

Transportation Departing Arriving Cost Round Trip
Amtrak Union Station Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station $172 – $244
Transfer in NYC
Greyhound Bus Union Station Albany Greyhound Station $102

 

From Baltimore

Transportation Departing Arriving Cost Round Trip
Amtrak BWI or Penn Station Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station $170- $242
Transfer in NYC
Greyhound Bus Baltimore Greyhound Station
2110 Haines St.
Albany Greyhound Station $92

 

Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
525 East Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Albany Greyhound Station
34 Hamilton Street
Albany, NY 12207