University at Albany
 

Directions

SUNY Albany's Uptown Campus is located at 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222

Directions by: Car | Bus | Train | Airplane | Taxi


By Car

Uptown Campus Address
1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222

From the South

  • Take I-87 (the Thruway) to Exit 24. It's the second Albany exit.
  • Take I-90 East to Exit 2.
  • Proceed across Washington Avenue onto the campus.
  • When you enter the campus, turn left on University Drive.
  • Proceed right at Collins Circle to one of the Visitors Parking Lots.

From the North

  • Take I-87 (the Northway) to Exit 1.
  • Take I-90 East to Exit 2.
  • Cross Washington Avenue onto campus and turn left onto University Drive.
  • Proceed right at Collins Circle to one of the Visitors Parking Lots.

From the East

  • Take exit B1 to stay on I-90 W toward US-9/​Albany/​Hudson
  • Take exit 2 for Fuller Road toward UAlbany
  • At the traffic circle at the end of the exit ramp, take the 3rd exit onto Fuller Road
  • Keep Left to stay on Fuller Road
  • At the traffic circle take the 3rd exit onto the Washington Avenue ramp
  • Merge onto Washington Avenue
  • Turn Right onto University Drive, University at Albany

From the West

  • Take the Thruway east to Exit 24.
  • After the toll booths, go onto I-90 East towards Boston to Exit 2 (Washington Ave./UAlbany).
  • Cross Washington Avenue onto the campus.
  • When you enter the campus, make a quick left onto University Drive.
  • Proceed right at Collins Circle to one of the Visitors Parking Lots.

From Albany International Airport

  • Exit the airport onto Albany-Shaker Road.
  • Follow signs to I-87.
  • Turn right onto I-87 South; I-87 to Exit 1.
  • Take I-90 East to Exit 2.
  • Cross Washington Avenue onto the campus.
  • When you enter the campus, turn left on University Drive.
  • Proceed right at Collins Circle to one of the Visitors Parking Lots.

By Bus

Greyhound
1-800-231-2222

Adirondack Trailways
1-800-858-8555
Greyhound Bus & Adirondack Trailways serves most of the state with express and local buses. The Albany Bus Terminal is located at 34 Hamilton Street. You may call (518) 434-8095 to receive current information or you may call the companies directly.

CDTA
(518) 482-8822
The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) has many different bus routes and schedules for traveling to the University and around the Albany area. Bus fare is $1.00 and you will need to have exact change. Transit service is available for people with disabilities.

By Train

Amtrak
1-800-USA-RAIL
The train stop serving the University is the Albany-Rensselaer Station, located across the Hudson River from Albany. The station is approximately 7 miles from campus. You can get to campus by taxi and taxis are located at the entrance of the train station.

By Airplane

Albany International Airport
(518) 242-2200
Albany International Airport is the oldest municipal airport in America. It's just a few miles from the University. We are served by a number of major carrier/commuter airline services.

Taxi

The taxi system in the Capital District area may differ in its rate schedule from the system in your area. Meters are not used and the charge is determined per person, per zone crossed in route to your destination.

Yellow Cab: (518) 434-2222
JLM Transport, LLC: 518-522-2205
Capitaland Taxi: (518) 453-8888
Duffy's Taxi: (518) 433-8400