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There are 9 ways to get from Allentown to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train via Newark  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to Newark Penn Station Greyhound US0420 / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

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Bus  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to Port Authority Bus Terminal Eastbound / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, Ny 290 / ...

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Bus, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to Port Authority Bus Terminal Eastbound / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

Bus via Wind Creek Casino  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Wind Creek Casino to City News - Kennedy & Newark Bergen
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY Nyc

Drive  •  3h 55m

  1. Drive from Allentown to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 223.3 miles

Bus to Newark, fly  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to Newark Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

Bus to Philadelphia, fly  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to Newark Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Albany (ALB) LGA - ALB

Bus, train to Baltimore, fly  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th Street Station
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to BWI Thurgood Marshall
  3. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Albany (ALB) BWI - ALB

Allentown to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Allentown and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 6h 37m and covers a distance of around 243 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 27m. Services are operated by Greyhound USA, NJ Transit, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Services
6h 37m Average Duration
$39 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Allentown to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 3h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Allentown to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which takes 3h 55m and costs $40 - $60.

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No, there is no direct bus from Allentown to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Allentown and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Port Authority Bus Terminal and State/Downtown Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 19m.

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The distance between Allentown and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 175 miles. The road distance is 223.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Allentown to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus and train via Newark which takes 6h 37m and costs $35 - $460.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Allentown to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Allentown to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trans-bridge Lines, depart from Allentown station.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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Allentown to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways, arrive at Albany, Ny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Allentown to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 223 miles. It takes approximately 3h 55m to drive from Allentown to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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  • Distance: 174.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Allentown, Lehigh County, PA, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Allentown to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Port Authority Bus Terminal, Albany, Ny, State/Downtown Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 7h 19m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $240
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $90
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$6 - $29
Child Coach - short notice
$19 - $29
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$16 - $55
Child Business Class - short notice
$18 - $55
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$23 - $40
Business Seat - advance purchase
$30 - $110
Business Seat - short notice
$40 - $95
Coach Seat - short notice
$18 - $90
Train from 30th Street Station to BWI Thurgood Marshall
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $80
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$4 - $24
Child Coach - short notice
$15 - $26
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$14 - $50
Child Business Class - short notice
$16 - $50
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$20 - $35
Business Seat - advance purchase
$30 - $95
Business Seat - short notice
$35 - $80
Coach Seat - short notice
$14 - $80
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Website
http://www.viarail.ca/
Economy Adult - same day booking
$30 - $95
Economy Adult - Advanced Booking
$30 - $75
Economy Escape Advanced Booking - Adult
$27 - $40
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Station to BWI Thurgood Marshall
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $210
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$5 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$21 - $210
Business Class Seat
$75 - $190
Amtrak Acela
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Station to BWI Thurgood Marshall
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $400
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $140
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$28 - $240
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $260
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $190
First Class - Senior Citizens
$100 - $360
First Class - Adult
$100 - $400
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Allentown to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $40
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany Bus Terminal, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $55
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Trans-bridge Lines
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
https://trailways.com
Schedules at
https://trailways.com/schedules/
Flexible
$35 - $50
Saver
$40 - $75
De Camp
Phone
+1 973 783 7500
Website
decamp.com
Bus from Wind Creek Casino to City News - Kennedy & Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
decamp.com
Adult
$21 - $29
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Capital Bus Tour
Email
foxbus88@gmail.com
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown, 886 6th Ave to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Book at
https://www.gotobus.com/capital-bus-tours/bus-routes/
Website
http://www.capitalbustour.com

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