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There are 6 ways to get from Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg to New York "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 288 / ...

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Train  •  8h 15m

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

Train via Madison Ave & S. Swan St  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany VIA Rail

Drive  •  5h 18m

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 301.9 miles

Fly from Harrisburg  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Albany (ALB) MDT - ALB

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB

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The cheapest way to get from Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which costs $240 - $390 and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via New York, Ny and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 3m.

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The distance between Harrisburg and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 239 miles. The road distance is 301.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 8h 3m and costs $45 - $90.

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It takes approximately 8h 3m to get from Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Harrisburg station.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus which takes 8h 3m and costs $45 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $100 and takes 8h 15m, you could also fly, which costs $240 - $390 and takes 5h 5m.

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There is no direct flight from Harrisburg Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 238.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 3m

What companies run services between Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via New York, Ny, Albany, Ny, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 8h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station, East St & Herrick St, Broadway & Orange St / Van Tromp St, Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave, and Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St in around 8h 15m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Harrisburg to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Harrisburg to Albany via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Harrisburg to Albany via Boston, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Harrisburg to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Harrisburg to Albany via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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 Harrisburg to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
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 Harrisburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $45
Business
$75 - $90
Economy
$51 - $55
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Harrisburg to New York
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
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
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 302 miles. It takes approximately 5h 18m to drive from Harrisburg to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Harrisburg Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Harrisburg Airport is to line 007 bus which takes 36 min and costs $1 - $3.

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