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There are 4 ways to get from Ithaca 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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Bus via Ithaca, NY

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

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  1. Drive from Ithaca to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Albany (ALB)

Ithaca to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus and walk

The journey time between Ithaca and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 4h 20m and covers a distance of around 175 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 12 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 20m. Operated by OurBus and Capital District Transportation (CDTA), the Ithaca to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Ithaca, NY 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:
4h 8m
Layover time:
12 min
Total time:
4h 20m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 20m
Journey distance:
175 miles
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$30
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:00
Last service departs at:
13:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ithaca to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus and walk schedules

Ithaca → Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca 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 32m.

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It is 146 miles from Ithaca to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. It is approximately 170.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 4h 32m and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Ithaca to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus which takes 4h 32m and costs $30 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $400 - $1,500 and takes 5h 18m.

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

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  • Distance: 145.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between Ithaca, 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 15m. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Ithaca 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 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 171 miles. It takes approximately 3h 30m to drive from Ithaca to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Ithaca Airport is to line 32 bus which takes 30 min and costs $3.

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