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There are 4 ways to get from Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, CT to Albany, NY

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield
  2. Take the bus from Springfield to Albany

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Train

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield
  2. Take the train from Springfield to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus and walk

The journey time between Hartford and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 3h 22m and covers a distance of around 129 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 18 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 22m. Operated by OurBus and Capital District Transportation (CDTA), the Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Hartford, CT and arrives in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 4m
Layover time:
18 min
Total time:
3h 22m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 22m
Journey distance:
129 miles
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
$30
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:30
Last service departs at:
13:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Hartford, CT 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 3h 32m.

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The distance between Hartford and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 84 miles. The road distance is 117.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 3h 32m and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Hartford, CT station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus which takes 3h 32m and costs $30 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 5h 30m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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  • Distance: 84.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

OurBus operates a bus from Hartford, CT to Albany, NY once a week. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 2h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hartford to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Springfield, 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 5h 30m.

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 Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
Train from Springfield to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $35
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50

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