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Albany International Airport (ALB)

Whether you’re going from ALB Airport to the Empire State Plaza or the New York State Museum, count on Uber to get you there.

Albany Shaker Road, Colonie, NY 12110
+1 518-242-2200

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Exit on the arrivals level

Head outside from baggage claim on the arrivals level. This is where all Uber driver-partners meet travelers for pickup at ALB.

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Albany Airport map

Albany International Airport has one main terminal and 3 concourses; A, B, and C.

Top questions from riders

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The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) Albany Airport depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.

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Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport ridesharing zones. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

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Albany International Airport visitor information

Albany Airport serves the city of Albany, New York, and handles around 2.8 million travelers annually. ALB Airport is about a 16-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions from downtown Albany, which is located 8 miles (13 kilometers) from the airport.

Albany Airport terminal

Albany International Airport has one main passenger terminal, with 3 concourses (A, B, and C). There is one ALB Airport military lounge located on the 3rd level of the airport. You can plan your trip using the information below.

Albany Airport airlines and lounges

  • Allegiant
  • American
  • Cape
  • Delta
  • Elite
  • Frontier
  • JetBlue
  • Southwest
  • United
  • Capt. John J. McKenna IV Military Courtesy Room

Dining at Albany Airport

Albany International Airport has 10 places to eat, including fast-food restaurants, wine bars, bistros, and delis. A food court is located at the entrance to Concourse B. Travelers looking to buy a coffee, beverage, or bite to eat can visit the Albany Airport Starbucks. Albany Airport food for purchase includes options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.

Things to do at Albany Airport

Albany International Airport hosts an art and culture program, with an airport gallery on the 3rd floor of the terminal as well as a gallery in Concourse A. For those interested in shopping at Albany Airport, there are a number of stores to visit, including newsstands, gift shops, and a shop selling locally crafted goods and pieces of art.

Currency exchange at Albany Airport

Albany Airport currency exchange offices are located in the baggage claim area.

Hotels near Albany Airport

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near Albany Airport, there are more than 25 hotels and accommodations nearby.

Points of interest near Albany Airport

  • Empire State Plaza
  • Lark Street
  • New York State Capitol
  • Washington Park Lake

Find more information about ALB here.

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