Want to know how to get to Sharon Springs and Schoharie County? Start here. Whether you plan to travel by car, bus, train, or plane, we provide detailed directions and information about different arrival methods so you arrive safe and sound. The Village of Sharon Springs sits in the northwest part of the Town of Sharon, New York, approximately 50 miles (80 km) west of Albany, the state capital. Surrounded by rolling hills and nestled in a winding valley, the tidy village is near some of New York State’s most popular attractions. Howe Caverns is 15 miles (24 km) to the south while The Mohawk River and Erie Canal are only 10 miles (16 km) to the north. The Adirondack Park is further north, about an hour away. Cooperstown, New York, home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, The Farmer’s Museum and The Fenimore Art Museum, is 30 miles (48 km) to the west and the Catskill Park is 50 miles (80 km) to the south. Nestled in the foothills of the Northern Catskill Mountains of New York, Sharon Springs is located in the south-central part of the state, just 15 miles south of the NYS Thruway (1-90).
Looking where to fly in? Sharon Springs is central to three commercial and one municipal airport. Albany International Airport is the closest commercial airport, located 50 minutes to the east of Sharon Springs.
The Oneonta Municipal Airport is the closest Regional paved airport to Sharon Springs, just 39 miles from the village. The others are Greater Binghamton Airport, located to the south-west, and Syracuse Hancock International Airport to the north-west, around one hour and 45 minutes drive from Sharon Springs.
Once you’ve arrived in New York, you have several options of getting to Sharon Springs. All commercial airports will have bus, available hired drivers, and car rental options.
Take the train to the Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station, rent a car and drive to Sharon Springs!
Service to upstate NY is available via Amtrak departing from Penn Station only.