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Duration 2h 30m
Distance 152.3 miles
Average price $75
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between New York and Rensselaer takes 2h 30m and the fastest train takes 2h 20m. There is a train service every few hours from New York to Rensselaer. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. New York Penn Station
  2. Rensselaer
2h 30m
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$50 - $100

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from New York to Rensselaer? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between New York and Rensselaer is 134 miles. The road distance is 152.3 miles.

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New York to Rensselaer train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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New York to Rensselaer train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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There are 209+ hotels available in Rensselaer. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between New York and Rensselaer?

Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 30m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
VIA Rail
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110

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