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NYC — ALB
jun. 23 — jun. 301
1 adult
dom. 6/23

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2h 30m
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2h 30m
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2h 30m
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New York to Albany, New York train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from New York to Albany, New York

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$82

ONE-WAY FROM

$41

AVG TRAVEL TIME

2h 29m

TRAIN COMPANIES

Amtrak
The best round-trip train deal from New York to Albany, New York found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $82
The best one-way train deal from New York to Albany, New York found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $41
Average time it takes to travel by train from New York to Albany, New York
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

New York Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in New York
Syracuse New York - State FairNew York, 43.071922, -76.22947
New York Cherry HillNew York, 39.928947, -75.041824
New York Newark Liberty International Train StationNew York, 40.704026, -74.190483
New York New RochelleNew York, 40.91145, -73.78433
New York Grand Central TerminalNew York, 40.752285, -73.97767
New York Penn StationNew York, 40.750557, -73.99333

Albany, New York Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Albany, New York
Albany–RensselaerAlbany, 42.641389, -73.741111

Book round-trip train tickets from New York to Albany, New York

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from New York to Albany, New York that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
Jul 28
11:35 pmNew York Penn Station
2h 30m
2:05 amAlbany–Rensselaer
Aug 3
6:25 amAlbany–Rensselaer
2h 30m
8:55 amNew York Penn Station
Amtrak
Jul 19
5:47 pmNew York Penn Station
2h 41m
8:28 pmAlbany–Rensselaer
Jul 28
11:10 amAlbany–Rensselaer
2h 35m
1:45 pmNew York Penn Station
Amtrak
Jul 16
4:40 pmNew York Penn Station
2h 25m
7:05 pmAlbany–Rensselaer
Jul 19
11:10 amAlbany–Rensselaer
2h 35m
1:45 pmNew York Penn Station
Amtrak
Jun 29
9:15 pmNew York Penn Station
2h 30m
11:45 pmAlbany–Rensselaer
Jun 30
8:10 amAlbany–Rensselaer
2h 30m
10:40 amNew York Penn Station
Amtrak
Jun 26
3:15 pmNew York Penn Station
2h 32m
5:47 pmAlbany–Rensselaer
Jun 27
7:40 pmAlbany–Rensselaer
2h 35m
10:15 pmNew York Penn Station

Book one-way train tickets from New York to Albany, New York

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from New York to Albany, New York we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
Amtrak
Jul 18
8:55 pmNew York Penn Station
2h 30m
11:25 pmAlbany–Rensselaer
Amtrak
Jun 28
8:55 pmNew York Penn Station
2h 30m
11:25 pmAlbany–Rensselaer
Amtrak
Jun 28
10:45 pmNew York Penn Station
2h 30m
1:15 amAlbany–Rensselaer

Choose the best way to get from New York to Albany

Buses

3h 10m
$30 one-way$62 round-trip
Nonstop · from $62

Distance to downtown

ZLY0.1 mi
C4N0.4 mi

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New York to Albany, New York Buses

Trains

2h 30m
$41 one-way$82 round-trip
Nonstop · from $82

Distance to downtown

ZLY0.1 mi

Flights

1h 05m
$115 one-way$173 round-trip
Nonstop · from $1731 stop · from $134

Distance to downtown

ALB7.4 mi

FAQs for booking trains from New York to Albany

What train stations are used when traveling from New York City to Albany?

New York Penn Station offers the most trains from New York City to Albany. It serves as the primary station for Amtrak trains to Albany from New York City. Newark Penn Station also offers some trains to Albany. Most of the New York City to Albany trains have their arrival station at Albany Rensselaer. Passengers are assured of securing train tickets as there are daily departures from New York Penn Station to Albany Rensselaer.

Do Amtrak trains from New York City to Albany have Wi-Fi?

Amtrak is the main provider of New York City to Albany train tickets. Passengers using this train get to enjoy free Wi-Fi across all the classes of travel: Coach, Business, Sleeper, and First Class. Passengers on Amtrak trains from New York City to Albany are also treated to other amenities depending on the class of travel. The Coach Class seats are designed for passengers' comfort as they offer extra legroom and recline seats for stretching out. Vermonter, Palmetto, Northeast Regional, and Acela trains all offer Business Class travel with reserved seating, extra legroom, and non-alcoholic complimentary drinks. Business-class passengers also get a café car, foldable tables—ideal for travelers with laptops—and power outlets to keep their electronic devices powered throughout the journey. In First Class, passengers are treated to premium amenities, including luxurious seats with AC power outlets, extra-large spread-out tables, extra legroom, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Additionally, they get complimentary onboard beverage and food services and privileged access to the Amtrak train station lounge at the New York Moynihan Train Hall.

What luggage is allowed on New York City to Albany trains?

Amtrak train ticket holders are allowed to bring onboard two personal items of up to 25 lbs and two carry-on items that are less than 50 lbs. A tag with the passenger's name should be on each bag. Personal and carry-on items must be kept under the seats, designated baggage zones, overhead storage compartments, or with you. Storing items in empty seats, vestibules, aisles, or other places where they may cause a safety hazard is prohibited. An excess baggage fee is applied for any personal item and carry-on bag above the allowable limit. Each passenger is permitted to have a maximum of two excess bags. Passengers with infants under two years of age are allowed to carry additional infant items like diaper bags and strollers, and they are not included in the item limit. Self-defense and martial arts items, incendiaries like flammable gases, automotive, and some household items like furniture, machinery, powered tools, and car parts are not allowed onboard.

Are pets allowed on the train from New York City to Albany?

Pet policies for New York to Albany trains vary depending on the company. Amtrak allows passengers to bring dogs and cats weighing not more than 20 lbs (weight of the carrier plus the pet) for a ride of up to seven hours. The pet must be accompanied by a human as they are not allowed to travel as checked baggage. Passengers should ask for pet reservations in advance as only five pets are allowed per train and only one pet per passenger. Passengers can travel with their pets in Coach but not in First Class, bedroom accommodations, food service cars, and non-Acela Business class.

What is there to see along the train ride from New York City to Albany?

A train ride to Albany from New York City is always more than just a trip. Passengers on trains to Albany from New York City get to explore the greatness of the Hudson River Valley, and the excitement created by the iconic big city. Sit on the left side of the train when traveling from New York City to Albany to get the best views of the Hudson Riverside communities of Poughkeepsie, Rhinecliff, Yonkers, and Croton Harmon.

How much does a train ticket from New York to Albany Intl cost?

See available tickets from New York to Albany Intl for this week that start at $41 one-way.

How long is the train ride from New York to Albany Intl?

It takes 2h 25m to get from New York to Albany Intl by train. Travel time typically varies by up to 0h 04m, depending on your train details. Consider Amtrak for the quickest available option to your destination.

Which train companies operate between New York to Albany Intl?

Amtrak are viable options. Check times and availability for Amtrak, as it was recently the cheapest train available traveling from New York to Albany Intl from $82 round-trip.

How far is New York to Albany Intl by train?

The distance between New York and Albany Intl is about 131.2 mi in a straight line. The train route will be significantly longer to account for any stops and obstacles. The train takes 2h 25m, typically.

Is a train the fastest way to get from New York to Albany, New York?

Based on just travel duration our users have found a flight from New York to Albany, New York to be the fastest option to their destination at just 1h 05m. If travel time is less of a concern you may want to look into booking some alternative forms of transportation like a train from New York to Albany, New York or a bus from New York to Albany, New York.

Is a train the cheapest way to get from New York to Albany, New York?

A bus from New York to Albany, New York is currently going to be the least expensive option currently available. You can also find deals for a flight from New York to Albany, New York starting at $173, or consider a train from New York to Albany, New York starting at $82. Both of these alternative options are worth considering when looking to reach your destination.


Amtrak trains from New York to Albany

Our best Amtrak deals on New York to Albany train tickets
Amtrak
Jul 28
ZYP11:35 pmNew York Penn Station
2h 30m
ZLY2:05 amAlbany–Rensselaer
Aug 3
ZLY6:25 amAlbany–Rensselaer
2h 30m
ZYP8:55 amNew York Penn Station
Amtrak
Jun 29
ZYP9:15 pmNew York Penn Station
2h 30m
ZLY11:45 pmAlbany–Rensselaer
Jun 30
ZLY8:10 amAlbany–Rensselaer
2h 30m
ZYP10:40 amNew York Penn Station

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