There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Union College by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus  •  3h 32m

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

$20

4 alternative options

Bus, line 905 bus  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY New York
  2. Take the line 905 bus from Albany Bus Terminal to State St & Nott Terr - Veeder/Nott Terrace Station 905

$25 - $43

Train  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$33 - $53

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Union College 164.2 miles

$16 - $24

Subway, train, fly, line 905 bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - 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 905 bus from Central Ave & Colonie Center - Colonie Station to State St & Broadway - Downtown/Train Station

$243 - $677

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Union College is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Union College is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - Midtown and arriving at Schenectady. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Union College station. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Schenectady Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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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 3h 32m and costs $20.

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The bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Schenectady takes 3h 15m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Manhattan to Union College bus services, operated by Fox Bus, depart from New York, NY - Midtown station.

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Manhattan to Union College train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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  • Distance: 141.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

Fox Bus operates a bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Schenectady every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 3m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from Albany Bus Terminal to State St & Nott Terr - Veeder/Nott Terrace Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Bus from Central Ave & Colonie Center - Colonie Station to State St & Broadway - Downtown/Train Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Union College is to bus which takes 3h 32m and costs $20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $55 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Manhattan to Union College bus services, operated by Fox Bus, arrive at Schenectady station.

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Manhattan to Union College train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Schenectady Amtrak Station.

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

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 107+ hotels available in Union College. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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