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There are 6 ways to get from Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Chinatown-152 East Broadway to Albany, NY Nyc

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Bus via New York, Ny  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 288 / ...

Train  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

Drive  •  2h 51m

  1. Drive from Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 160.6 miles

Subway, train to Newark, fly  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the subway from Canal St to 34 St-Herald Sq
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB

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The cheapest way to get from Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Chinatown-152 East Broadway and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Central Ave & Lexington Ave and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 141 miles. The road distance is 160.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 4h 24m and costs $24 - $29.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Fox Bus, depart from Chinatown-152 East Broadway station.

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The best way to get from Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus which takes 4h 24m and costs $24 - $29. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 4m.

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Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Fox Bus, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 140.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Canal Street Station (New York City Subway), NY, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

Fox Bus operates a bus from Chinatown-152 East Broadway to Albany, NY 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Canal St to 34 St-Herald Sq
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
Bus operators
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Chinatown-152 East Broadway to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailways.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 161 miles. It takes approximately 2h 51m to drive from Canal Street Station (New York City Subway) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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