Saratoga Springs, NY Airport Information
Albany International Airport (ALB)
Distance: 30 miles
Approximate taxi fare: $80.51 USD
Located about 30 minutes from Saratoga, Albany International Airport is the primary air center for New York's Capital Region, handling about 75 commercial arrivals and departures every day. In the late 1990s, the airport completed a $158 million Airport Improvement Project that resulted in a new terminal complete with various passenger amenities. The airport plans to continue to grow its facilities to meet the needs of the increasing number of passengers and airlines with the five-year $232 million Capital Plan.
Among the amenities to be enjoyed at Albany International are a range of dining options, several gift shops and the distinguished Arts & Culture Program, through which the airport displays unique art works throughout the terminal. The airport also has a well-equipped business center, meeting space for up to 100 people, and complimentary Internet service.
Airline carriers serving Albany International Airport
- Air Canada
- Cape Air
- Continental Express
- Delta Airlines
- Northwest Airlines
- Southwest Airlines
- United Airlines
- US Airways
- US Airways Express
Saratoga Springs, NY Train Information
Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station
The Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station serves two convenient and affordable Amtrak routes. The Adirondack travels daily from New York City through the Hudson Valley up to Montreal. The Ethan Allen Express runs from New York City to Rutland, Vermont.
Saratoga Springs, NY Ground Transportation
Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) Bus Line
The Capital District Transportation Authority serves 2,300 square miles that encompass the counties of Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady. With over 300 vehicles, the CDTA serves over 15 million people a year.
The CDTA runs seven routes in Saratoga, though schedules of operation may vary based on season. Route 875, the Saratoga Visitors Trolley, stops at various points of interest including Broadway, City Hall, the Saratoga Performing Arts Center and National Museum of Dance.
CDTA buses operate on a zone system, with base fares starting at $1.50. One-day and three-day, which allow for unlimited use, are available for $4 and $10, respectively.
Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National have on-site counters at Albany International Airport. Counters are located in the baggage claim area. Thrifty has off-premise offices for Saratoga visitors.
Capitaland Taxi is currently the authorized provider of taxi transportation from Albany International Airport, picking up passengers from the airport's Capitaland Taxi stand outside of baggage claim. Travelers can also call any area taxi providers to arrange for pick up.