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There are 4 ways to get from Albany to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus, taxi or car

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Line 922 bus

  1. Take the line 922 bus from Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave to Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St

3 alternative options

Line 22 bus

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Capitol/Hawk Station - Washington Ave & Hawk St to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Albany to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Albany to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus and walk

The journey time between Albany and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 19 min and covers a distance of around 8 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 15 min. Operated by Capital District Transportation (CDTA), the Albany to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave and arrives in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Typically 768 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
19 min
Fastest journey time:
15 min
Journey distance:
8 miles
Services per week:
768
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:12
Last service departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Albany to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus and walk schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 11 min.

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The fastest way to get from Albany to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $26 - $32 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave station and arriving at Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Albany and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to line 922 bus which takes 36 min and costs $2.

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The line 922 bus from Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave to Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Albany to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Capital District Transportation (CDTA), depart from Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 8 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Albany to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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  • Distance: 6.7 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

Capital District Transportation (CDTA) operates a bus from Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave to Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 20 min.

Bus operators
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave to Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Bus from Capitol/Hawk Station - Washington Ave & Hawk St to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Other operators
Taxi from Albany to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32
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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