Travel safely with Welcome Pickups
Net Safety Score
We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.
20 minute gap between transfers
Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.
Regular Car Sanitisation
Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol
When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.
Sanitiser in every car
We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride
Albany International Airport Taxi Services
Albany is the often unknown capital of the State of New York. It is a beautiful city, found on the banks of the Hudson River, surrounded by a pleasant scenic environment and steeped in American history. Visitors to the city will be spoiled for choice from the many attractions and activities available to them. For history buffs, the New York State Capitol building and the numerous historic mansions are a must-see, while friends of the outdoors can enjoy hikes in two state parks and along the Hudson River.
Begin your trip to Albany with a Welcome Pickups Albany airport shuttle to your hotel in downtown Albany. Experience our premium service and have one of our drivers meet you at the airport with a friendly smile and a sign with your name. You will be helped with your luggage, shown to your comfortable Albany airport taxi and safely transferred to your choice of destination. If your flight is delayed, no worries as your allocated driver will be notified through our live flight-update system and will be waiting for you to arrive, no matter what.
During your transfer, take the opportunity and ask our knowledgeable drivers any city-related questions you have or enquire about some of their recommendations, making the most of their local experience.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
24/7 Email & Phone support
(05:00 - 24:00)
(00:00 - 05:00)
Albany Airport Taxi Fleet with Welcome Pickups
No matter the number of your travelling companions, Welcome Pickups and its extensive fleet can accommodate all your transfer requests. If you are a solo traveller, you will have access to one of our modern sedans that can also comfortably transport up to 4 passengers. If you are a larger group, you can use one of our spacious minivans that can carry up to 8 passengers including their luggage.
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Directions for your taxi from Albany Airport
Albany Airport is 12 km (7.5 miles) north of the downtown area of Albany. An Albany airport taxi should take around 15 minutes to cover this distance with ideal traffic conditions. There are a number of routes available, but the quickest and most straightforward route is as follows: Leaving the airport, your driver will get onto Albany Shaker Road and drive south for 8 km which will then turn into Shaker Road for another kilometre. Your driver will then turn right onto N Pearl Street, which they’ll follow for another 2 km until you eventually arrive downtown and take the small city roads to reach your exact Albany hotel or apartment.
Albany Airport taxi costs
An Albany International Airport taxi to downtown Albany will cost you approximately $45 (€45). This is an average cost based on the official Albany metered rates but does not include any toll roads that may be used, nor tipping, which is commonly added to the final cost (15% of total cost). Fixed-rate fares are also available to many popular destinations like the State Capitol Building or New York State Museum with varying costs between the different companies. For guaranteed set fares and no hidden costs book your transfers with Welcome Pickups.
Benefits of booking an Albany Airport shuttle with Welcome
With Welcome Pickups you will be experiencing a premium Albany Airport shuttle service that offers a competitive fixed rate fare, with no hidden costs and a fair cancellation policy. You will be allocated a polite and courteous driver, whose details you will be provided a day before your transfer, and you will travel in a safe and regularly maintained vehicle. Moreover, in the event your flight is delayed, there’s no need to worry as all Welcome drivers are provided with updated flight details for their transfers to avoid any issues. Expect a personalised experience and 5-star rated service.