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Philadelphia to Albany (New York) drive

driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

Philadelphia to Albany (New York) road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Philadelphia to Albany (New York). If you're planning a road trip to Albany (New York), you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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9:00 am  start in Philadelphia
drive for about 46 minutes

9:46 am  Grounds For Sculpture
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:46 am
drive for about 1 hour

11:52 am  Statue of Liberty
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 1:52 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:58 pm  West Point (New York)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:58 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

4:46 pm  Poughkeepsie
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:46 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

6:36 pm  Woodstock (New York)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:36 pm
drive for about 56 minutes

8:32 pm  arrive in Albany (New York)

driving ≈ 5.5 hours

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Philadelphia to Albany (New York) questions

profile  Dee asked:
Looking for a good fun place to eat  (2 answers)

Where should I stop along the way?

Grounds For Sculpture  (3 mentions)

Statue of Liberty  (83 mentions)

West Point (New York)  (4 answers)
    Breakneck Ridge  (3 mentions)
    Clarence Fahnestock State Park  (2 mentions)

Poughkeepsie  (7 answers)
    questions about Poughkeepsie:
        Best free things to do in Poughkeepsie?

Woodstock (New York)  (11 answers)
    questions about Woodstock (New York):

What are some things to do in Albany (New York)?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Albany (New York). Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Myrteen from asked:
Leaving Albany, NY for 6 days, north or south?  (4 answers)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Albany (New York) to Philadelphia drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Philadelphia? Try searching for places within 4 hours of Philadelphia.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Philadelphia to Albany (New York). Or get a full Philadelphia to Albany (New York) flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Philadelphia well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Philadelphia!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 235 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 46 minutes
122 Philadelphia travel answers
4 West Point (New York) travel answers
7 Poughkeepsie travel answers
11 Woodstock (New York) travel answers
14 Albany (New York) travel answers


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