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Flying into Beautiful Albany

Albany, located on the Hudson River, makes for the perfect weekend getaway. Art lovers can explore the thriving arts community, while lovers of the outdoors can enjoy fishing, hiking, and seasonal skiing. History fans will enjoy the colonial homes, historic churches and museums, and 18th century mansions. There's something for everyone to enjoy during a relaxing getaway in Albany. Not sure how to find cheap flights to Albany? Get the information you need to know to save on travel so you have more to spend on your vacation by reading the helpful tips below.
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How Do I Book a Flight to Albany?

Flights to Albany International Airport (ALB) are the easiest way to get to Albany as the airport is located just seven miles northwest of the city. There are domestic flights to cities including Boston, Atlanta, Detroit, Baltimore, and Chicago.  Flights from Chicago to Albany average $295 (Round-trip), while flights from Washington D.C. to Albany average $196 (Round-trip).

What's the Best Way to Get To and From the Airport?

Check with your hotel to see if they offer complimentary airport shuttle service. Taxis and limousines are available at the airport, and the Capital District Transportation Authority provides service to and from the Albany International Airport. Car rental agencies are also located at the airport for your convenience.

Are There Any Nearby Hotels?

For travelers with early or late flights, there are several affordable nearby hotel options including the Hilton Garden Inn Albany Airport and the Best Western Albany Airport Inn, both of which offer free airport shuttle service to guests.

How Can I Get to Albany if I Fly into New York City?

Travelers flying into New York City can rent a car at any New York City area airport or take a bus to Albany from the airport, as Albany is just a three-hour drive from New York City. John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark International Airport (EWR), and La Guardia Airport (LGA) all serve New York City and offer bus shuttle service to Albany. 

Are There Any Additional Travel Tips?

The weather in Albany is warmest in summer, but the first two weeks of October are the prime time to visit if you'd like to experience the changing color of the fall foliage in Albany and upstate New York in general.