There are 5 ways to get from Long Island to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  6 h 52 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 / ...

$57 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus Trailways New York  •  10 h 23 min

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

$34 - $64

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Lake Ronkonkoma to Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl Patchogue-Binghamton / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$47 - $93

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 203.5 miles

$19 - $29

Train, fly, line 22 bus  •  7 h 5 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

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 43 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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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Long Island to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. However, there are services departing from Williams Boulevard and arriving at 4th St & Fulton St via Lake Ronkonkoma, Queens Vil, Ny, New York, Ny and State St & Eagle St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 4 min.

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

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 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Centereach to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Expressway Drive North, Lake Ronkonkoma, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Queens Vil, Ny, New York, Ny, Albany, Ny, State St & Eagle St, and 4th St & Fulton St in around 8 h 4 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Lake Ronkonkoma to Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Babylon to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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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