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There are 4 ways to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 905 bus, line 22 bus

  1. Take the line 905 bus from Colonie Station - Central Ave & Northway Mall to S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St
  2. Take the line 22 bus from S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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  1. Drive from Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Albany Airport to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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The cheapest way to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

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The fastest way to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $30 - $40 and takes 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Albany International Airport and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Colonie Station - Central Ave & Northway Mall and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 24m.

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The distance between Albany Airport (ALB) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 7 miles. The road distance is 10.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to line 905 bus and line 22 bus which takes 1h 24m and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Capital District Transportation (CDTA), depart from Colonie Station - Central Ave & Northway Mall.

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Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Capital District Transportation (CDTA), arrive at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 10 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Map of how to get from Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 24m

What companies run services between Albany Airport (ALB), USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Colonie Station - Central Ave & Northway Mall, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 1h 24m.

Bus operators
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from Colonie Station - Central Ave & Northway Mall to S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Bus from S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Albany Airport to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Albany Airport (ALB) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Fast Taxi LLC
Phone
+1 518-202-9000
Website
albanytaxiservice.com
Duffy's Taxi
Phone
+1 518-783-8294
Capital City Taxi
Phone
+1 518-478-6994
Website
facebook.com

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