Train Transfers To and From Albany International Airport

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Albany International Airport Train Transfers

There are several modes of transport from Albany International Airport to destinations around Albany in New York, including car rentals, taxis, buses, rideshares, and trains.

The Rensselaer Rail Station

The Albany-Rensselaer Rail Station at 525 East Street, Rensselaer, New York is 13 miles from the airport.

The most convenient transfer between the airport and railway station is by taxi. A one-way trip from Albany International Airport to Albany-Rensselaer Rail Station (and vice versa) costs around $50 for 17 minutes.

The station's busiest route is the Empire Service, with seven round trips to New York City daily. The average cost of a one-way train trip from Rensselaer Station to New York City will vary between $36 and $70.

The station also serves Poughkeepsie, Croton-on-Hudson, New York (Penn Station), Pittsfield, Springfield, Worcester, Framingham, Boston (Back Bay), and Boston (South Station).

Other routes serviced by this line include Adirondack to Montreal, Maple Leaf to Toronto, Ethan Allen Express to Rutland, Vermont, and Lake Shore Limited to Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo, Cleveland, Toledo, and Chicago.

Albany-Rensselaer Rail Station Features

The Albany-Rensselaer Rail Station has ATMs for banking transactions, ticket sales office, elevator, restrooms, vending machines, payphones, and a waiting area.

It also provides accessible facilities to persons with disabilities, such as accessible restrooms, ticket offices, waiting rooms, and water fountains. A wheelchair is also available upon request at the Help Desk.

Albany-Rensselaer Rail Station Operating Hours

The station is open from 5:00 am to 12:30 am daily.

Notes: Arrive at least 45 minutes before departure if you're checking baggage or need ticketing/passenger assistance. Schedules are subject to change without prior notice.