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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan Westbound
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$47 - $117

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Bus Trailways New York  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Babylon to Albany, NY Long Island

$36 - $66

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Train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$52 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 203.5 miles

$19 - $29

Fly from Islip  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Islip (ISP) to Albany (ALB) ISP - ALB

$236 - $1,206

Train, train to Newark, fly, line 22 bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB
  4. Take the line 22 bus from State St & Eagle St to 4th St & Fulton St

$212 - $431

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. However, there are services departing from Smith Lane and arriving at 4th St & Congress St via Patchogue LIRR, Babylon and Albany Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 37 min.

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The distance between Long Island and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 137 miles. The road distance is 203.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Long Island to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Long Island to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Babylon station.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus which takes 6 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 24 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 56 min.

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There is no direct flight from Islip Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Long Island 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 Long Island to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 204 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Long Island to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Islip Airport to Albany Airport.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 136.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

What companies run services between Long Island, NY, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Centereach to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Expressway Drive North, Airport Connection - WB, 40th Street - Manhattan, Grand Central - 42 St, Times Sq - 42 St, New York, Ny, Albany, Ny, State St & Eagle St, and 4th St & Fulton St in around 6 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Centereach to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak, East St & Herrick St, Broadway & Orange St / Van Tromp St, Broadway & Orange St, and Ferry St & 3rd St in around 6 h 24 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Islip to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Islip to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Islip to Albany via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Albany
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $90
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
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 New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trailways New York
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from State St & Eagle St to 4th St & Fulton St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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