Are you interested in re-locating to Albany, NY? Or perhaps you enjoy luxury apartment living nearby and want to explore the many restaurants, shops, and nightlife that Albany has to offer? Whatever your interests are, rest assured the various transportation options available will make it easy to travel to, from, and within NY’s capital city.
Driving Directions to Albany, NY
Strategically located at the “crossroads” of the Northeast, Albany NY is easily accessible via major expressways and well-maintained rural routes. The NYS Thruway (I-90), Adirondack Northway (I-87), Taconic Parkway, and Interstate 88 all converge in Albany, making it easy to reach the city from major cities in Canada, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and other nearby states within a matter of hours.
From the North: Take Interstate I-87S (Northway) to Interstate I-90 East (exit #1E). Next, take Interstate I-90 to Interstate 787 South. Then follow specific directions to the individual location you wish to reach.
From the South: Drive north on New York State Thruway (Interstate 87) to Exit 23 – straight through Toll Booth to Interstate 787. Follow specific directions to the location you wish to reach from this point.
From the East: Take Interstate 90 West to Exit # B1 (I-90). Continue on I-90 to Interstate 787 South. Continue to your destination based on their specific directions.
From the West: Take the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90) to Exit 24 (Albany), proceed east on Interstate 90 to Interstate 787 South. Continue to your destination based on their specific directions.
Albany International Airport
Albany International Airport (ALB) is the major air center for the entire Capital Region. The facility services an average of 55 commercial arrivals and departures daily from all over the U.S.
Albany Shaker Rd
Colonie, NY 12110
Rensselaer Rail Station
A short 5 minute drive from downtown Albany, NY this passenger rail service offers 13 daily trains to and from Albany from destinations throughout the Northeast, Canada, Mid-West and beyond.
525 East Street Rensselaer, NY 12144
Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA)
The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) offers over 50 easy to ride public bus routes throughout the Capital Region, including 29 routes connecting to downtown Albany.
110 Watervliet Ave
Albany NY 12206
Whether you are looking to explore Albany for the first time, or need to commute from your Menands loft apt to work, Albany’s public transportation options will easily get you to your destination.