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There are 3 ways to get from Cornell University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus, car or plane

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  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Albany, NY

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  1. Drive from Cornell University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Albany (ALB)
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The most affordable way to get from Cornell University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive, which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Cornell University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cornell University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, NY and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via SUNY Collins Circle and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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The distance between Cornell University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 145 miles. The road distance is 170.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cornell University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 4h 33m and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Cornell University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Cornell University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Ithaca, NY station.

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The best way to get from Cornell University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus which takes 4h 33m and costs $30 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $400 - $1,500 and takes 5h 8m.

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There is no direct flight from Ithaca Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 34m and has one stopover.

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Cornell University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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  • Distance: 144.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 33m

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

OurBus operates a bus from Ithaca, NY to Albany, NY twice a week. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 3h. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Cornell University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Albany via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,400
Flights from Ithaca to Albany via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,400
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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Yes, the driving distance between Cornell University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 171 miles. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Cornell University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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