Traveling From Albany to Plattsburgh

When traveling to Albany, NY it is very easy to take a bus directly from the airport to Plattsburgh. Typically, your flight will connect to Albany after arriving at another major airport such as New York or Los Angeles (where you will pass through customs). From Albany you will take a Greyhound or Adirondack Trailways (they are the same service but operate under both names) bus to Plattsburgh.

Step 1: Bus from Albany International Airport to Plattsburgh

From the Albany International Airport Bus Station, board a Greyhound or Adirondack Trailways bus to Plattsburgh, NY. The cost is approximately $45. To buy tickets online or for more information, visit Greyhound or Adirondack Trailways. You may also purchase tickets by calling Greyhound at 1-800-231-2222  or Adirondack Trailways at 1-800-858-8555 (Both of these numbers are toll-free in the U.S.).

Step 2: Arriving in Plattsburgh

If you arrive between 8:00am and 8:00pm

When you arrive for international student orientation we will pick you up at the bus station in Plattsburgh if you give us your arrival plans in advance.  You must complete and submit the Student Arrival Information Form well before you travel if you want to use this service.

If you arrive after 8:00 p.m

You will have to pay for a taxi from the bus station to the office of University Police, open 24 hours a day on campus.  The GEO Office will have an overnight orientation leader on staff during orientation to help you check into your room. 


Contact Information

If you have any questions about international education, admission, or financial aid at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Global Education Office
State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Kehoe Administration Building, Room 210
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, New York 12901 USA

Phone: 1-(518)-564-3287
Fax: 1-(518)-564-3292
Facebook:  SUNY Plattsburgh Global Education