Getting Around Albany

Getting around Albany and the surrounding area depends mostly on where you are staying and what you want to see.

The Capital District Transportation Authority offers bus transportation in Albany, Schenectady and Troy. Additional services are provided for the surrounding rural areas of Albany. The regular boarding fare is $1.00 per ride. A day-pass costs $3.

Several taxi and limousine companies are available in the city, such as Yellow Cab (518-434-2222), Premiere Transportation Group (1-800-515-6123), White Knights Limousine Services (518-664-4679) and Advantage Limousine & Car Service (518-433-0100).

Amtrak is also an option, with several stations available in Albany (1-800-USA-RAIL).

Some of the major car hire companies are present in Albany: Dollar Rent A Car (1-800-800-4000), Avis Rent A Car (518-785-3081), Alamo-Rent-A-Car (518-242-2323), Budget Rent A Car (518-783-1769) and also Albany Dodge Leasing Corp (518-438-8116).

A number of area hotels provide their customers with transportation to and from the Albany International Airport. The Albany International Airport Capitaland Taxi stand is located just outside the baggage claim area. Limousine service is also available to and from the Albany International Airport. Some limousine companies are: A Destiny Limousine (518 587-5221), Advantage Limousine (518 433-0100), Albany Connection (860 523-8006), Norm's Limousine (800 486-4946).