How far is New York City from Albany?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between New York City and Albany is 134.54 miles (216.53 km).

Flight distance from New York City, NY to Albany, NY is 134.54 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 18 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 16 minutes to travel from New York City to Albany with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from New York City, New York to Albany, New York is: 155.24 miles (249.83 km) by car.

Driving from New York City to Albany will take approximately 02 hours 41 minutes.

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#1 New York City

Largest city in the United States

Population 8398748
GPS Coordinates 40°42'51"N 74°0'21"W
Latitude 40.7142700
Longitude -74.0059700
Altitude 10
Country United States
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#2 Albany

Capital of New York, United States and seat of Albany County

Population 95429
GPS Coordinates 42°39'9"N 73°45'22"W
Latitude 42.6525800
Longitude -73.7562300
Altitude 45
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between New York City and Albany

The distance between New York City and Albany is 250 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 46 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between New York City and Albany. The current time is 21:26:59.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 10 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 52 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 06 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 35 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 13 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 04 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 56 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 20.74 liters (5.48 gallon) of gas to cover the route between New York City and Albany.
The estimated cost of gas to go from New York City to Albany is $22.47 (diesel $26.56).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on September 26, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between New York City and Albany (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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