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There are 7 ways to get from Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, Ny 290 / ...

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Train  •  4h 46m

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

Bus via 86 St  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY Nyc

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 152.9 miles

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Avenue/53rd Street to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Albany (ALB) LGA - ALB

Train to Newark, fly  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB

Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus and walk

The journey time between Manhattan and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 4h 9m and covers a distance of around 161 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4 min. Operated by Trailways, Greyhound USA and Capital District Transportation (CDTA), the Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arrives in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Typically 108 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

108 Weekly Services
4h 9m Average Duration
$18 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus via 86 St which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which takes 2h 46m and costs $27 - $40.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via State/Downtown Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 9m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 136 miles. The road distance is 152.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 4h 9m and costs $17 - $80.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus which takes 4h 9m and costs $17 - $80. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $110 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways, arrive at Albany, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 136 miles
  • Duration: 4h 9m

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

Trailways operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, Ny every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $75 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Greyhound USA also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $90 and the journey takes 2h 30m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $240
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $90
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$6 - $29
Child Coach - short notice
$19 - $29
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$16 - $55
Child Business Class - short notice
$18 - $55
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$23 - $40
Business Seat - advance purchase
$30 - $110
Business Seat - short notice
$40 - $95
Coach Seat - short notice
$18 - $90
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $80
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$3 - $23
Child Coach - short notice
$13 - $24
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$13 - $45
Child Business Class - short notice
$15 - $50
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$19 - $30
Business Seat - advance purchase
$29 - $90
Business Seat - short notice
$35 - $75
Coach Seat - short notice
$12 - $80
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Website
http://www.viarail.ca/
Economy Adult - same day booking
$30 - $95
Economy Adult - Advanced Booking
$30 - $75
Economy Escape Advanced Booking - Adult
$27 - $40
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
https://www.njtransit.com/
Schedules at
https://www.njtransit.com/bus-to
Child 5-11 and Senior
$10 - $12
Adult Airport
$13 - $16
Amtrak Acela
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $380
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$14 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$45 - $180
First Class - Senior Citizens
$95 - $350
First Class - Adult
$95 - $380
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $210
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$4 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$20 - $210
Business Class Seat
$70 - $180
Bus operators
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
https://trailways.com
Schedules at
https://trailways.com/schedules/
Flexible
$35 - $50
Saver
$40 - $75
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany Bus Terminal, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $55
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Capital Bus Tour
Email
foxbus88@gmail.com
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown, 886 6th Ave to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Book at
https://www.gotobus.com/capital-bus-tours/bus-routes/
Website
http://www.capitalbustour.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 153 miles. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Manhattan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Delta offers flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Albany Airport.

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