There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Union College by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Schenectady, NY

$30 - $55

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Bus, line 905 bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...
  2. Take the line 905 bus from State St & Lodge St - S. Pearl Station to State St & Nott Terr - Veeder/Nott Terrace Station 905

$25 - $55

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Train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Schenectady VIA Rail

$33 - $113

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Union College 164.2 miles

$16 - $24

Fly from Newark  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$225 - $442

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 40 min

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

$283 - $685

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Schenectady, NY. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Union College is 141 miles. The road distance is 164.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Union College without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 53 min and costs .

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The bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Schenectady, NY takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Manhattan to Union College bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Union College is to bus which takes 3 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 34 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Manhattan to Union College bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Schenectady, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Union College is 164 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Manhattan to Union College.

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JetBlue Airways, Cape Air and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Union College.
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  • Distance: 141.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Union College, NY, USA?

Trailways New York operates a bus from Manhattan to Union College every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Manhattan to Union College every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 9 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $180
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from State St & Lodge St - S. Pearl Station to State St & Nott Terr - Veeder/Nott Terrace Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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