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There are 3 ways to get from Lake George to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by taxi, train, bus or car

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Taxi, train, line 114 bus, line 922 bus

  1. Take a taxi from Lake George to Fort Edward Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Fort Edward Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  3. Take the line 114 bus from East St & Herrick St to Broadway & Orange St / Van Tromp St
  4. Take the line 922 bus from Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave to Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lake George, NY to Albany, NY

Drive

  1. Drive from Lake George to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Lake George to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus and walk

The journey time between Lake George and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 2h 42m and covers a distance of around 86 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 42m. Operated by Trailways New York and Capital District Transportation (CDTA), the Lake George to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Lake George, NY and arrives in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 36m
Layover time:
5 min
Total time:
2h 42m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 42m
Journey distance:
86 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$21
Carbon emissions:
16 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.

Lake George to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus and walk schedules

Lake George → Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Lake George to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lake George to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 59 min.

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

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The distance between Lake George and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 48 miles. The road distance is 55.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Lake George to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to taxi and train and line 114 bus and line 922 bus which takes 3h 4m and costs $75 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from Lake George to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Lake George to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Lake George, NY station.

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Lake George to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lake George to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 55 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Lake George to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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  • Distance: 48.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 4m

What companies run services between Lake George, NY, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

Trailways New York operates a bus from Lake George, NY to Albany, NY once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

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 Fort Edward Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from East St & Herrick St to Broadway & Orange St / Van Tromp St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Bus from Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave to Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Lake George, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lake George to Fort Edward Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Tri County Cab, Inc
Phone
+1 518-792-1234
Queensbury Taxi
Phone
+1 518-761-1234
Glens Falls Capitaland Taxi
Phone
+1 518-793-0000

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