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

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Fly

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Albany (ALB)

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis Downtown to Chicago
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady

Train

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny

Drive

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus and train which costs $110 - $160 and takes 26h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Minneapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which takes 3h 58m and costs $210 - $400.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Clark & Harrison, Chicago, New York City, New York, Ny and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 27m.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 991 miles. The road distance is 1235.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus and train which takes 26h 45m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Minneapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which takes 3h 58m and costs $210 - $400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $200 and takes 27h 8m, you could also bus, which costs $130 - $240 and takes 29h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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

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  • Distance: 991.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 58m

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Minneapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via 5th St & Sibley St / Wacouta St, St. Paul-Minneapolis, Chicago Union Station, Schenectady, Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway, and Ferry St & 3rd St in around 27h 8m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Albany via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Minneapolis to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Flights from Minneapolis to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $360
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
15h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Business Seat
$180 - $250
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Minneapolis Downtown to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$60 - $75
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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GoTo Bus
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailways.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 to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 1235 miles. It takes approximately 20h 36m to drive from Minneapolis to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Delta, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to tram which takes 19 min and costs $2 - $3.

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