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Bus from Rochester to Albany

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Duration 4 hours 20 minutes (fastest time)

Departures Up to 2 services per day

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Rochester to Albany bus details

Our route M24 bus stops at 3 stops between Rochester and Albany. The bus sets off from Outside the Train Station at 320 Central Ave and drops you off at SUNY Albany - Collins Circle


Until last bus, Monday 3/9/2020: 

The bus stop for all arrivals and departures in Rochester will be on East Broad Street, east of Chestnut Street between Chestnut Street and Broadway Street. This stop will not be in use after 3/10/2020.

From first bus, Tuesday, 3/10/2020:

All buses through Rochester will relocate to outside the Louise M. Slaughter Amtrak Station at 320 Central Avenue. The stop will be on Central Ave Westbound.

See the new stop Google Maps


There are Megabus stops at the Rensselaer Station and at SUNY Albany. The Rensselaer Station stop is located at the North Surface parking lot off of East St. The entrance to the lot is located on East St., just north of Wendell St. Parking is available in the surface lots adjacent to the stop. The SUNY Albany stop is located on Collins Circle near University Hall.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Rochester to Albany by bus?

The fastest bus from Rochester to Albany takes 4 hours 20 minutes

When is the first bus from Rochester to Albany?

The earliest bus from Rochester to Albany leaves at 11:40 AM

When is the last bus from Rochester to Albany?

The latest bus from Rochester to Albany leaves at 11:40 AM

How many daily bus trips are there from Rochester to Albany?

Megabus runs up to 2 trips per day from Rochester to Albany