Reserve a ride with Uber in advance at Albany International Airport
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How to get a ride from Albany Airport
Request when you’re ready to walk outside
Choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage storage needs.
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.
Confirm your location
If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Albany Airport map
Top questions from riders
- Do Uber driver-partners pick up at Albany Airport?
- How much will an Uber trip to Albany Airport cost?
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.
You can see an estimate of the price before you request by entering your pickup spot and destination in Uber’s price estimator above. Then, when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.
- Where do I meet my driver for an airport pickup?
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
- 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.