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

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Fly  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Albany (ALB) IND - ALB

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Bus, train  •  21h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis to Chicago 2511 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady Lake Shore Limited

4 alternative options

Bus via Lafayette Rd 3750 N  •  16h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to New York, NY Indianapolis
  2. Take the bus from Chinatown-152 East Broadway to Albany, NY Nyc

Bus  •  23h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis to New York "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Albany, NY New York / ...

Train  •  26h 37m

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

Drive  •  13h 20m

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 792.2 miles

Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus and walk

The journey time between Indianapolis and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 15h 7m and covers a distance of around 889 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 38m. The fastest journey normally takes 15h 7m. Operated by IndyGo, Indiana Travel Express, Fox Bus and others, the Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Ohio St & Meridian St and arrives in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
13h 29m
Layover time:
1h 38m
Total time:
15h 7m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
15h 7m
Journey distance:
889 miles
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$106
Carbon emissions:
177 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
20:11
Last service departs at:
20:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which takes 5h 32m and costs $130 - $260.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Ohio St & Meridian St and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Indianapolis, IN, Chinatown-152 East Broadway, Central Ave & Lexington Ave and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 21m.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 683 miles. The road distance is 792.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus via Lafayette Rd 3750 N which takes 16h 21m and costs $105 - $115.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Indiana Travel Express, depart from Indianapolis, IN station.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which takes 5h 32m and costs $130 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus via Lafayette Rd 3750 N, which costs $105 - $115 and takes 16h 21m, you could also train, which costs $140 - $230 and takes 26h 37m.

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There is no direct flight from Indianapolis Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 683.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Lafayette Rd 3750 N, Indianapolis, IN, New York, NY, Chinatown-152 East Broadway, Albany, NY, Central Ave & Lexington Ave, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 16h 21m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $550
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $460
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 Chicago Union Station to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
15h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Business Seat
$180 - $250
Train from Indianapolis to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$200 - $290
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bus operators
Indiana Travel Express
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis to Chicago
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
flixbus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times 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 Indianapolis to New York
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
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 New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 792 miles. It takes approximately 13h 20m to drive from Indianapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Indianapolis Airport is to line 8 bus which takes 38 min and costs $2.

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