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There are 6 ways to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Albany, NY

Bus, line 22 bus

  1. Take the bus from Laguardia/Terminal B to Woodside Av/61 St
  2. Take the bus from Roosevelt Av/61 St to W 37 St/Broadway
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY
  4. Take the line 22 bus from S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St

Drive

  1. Drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Bus, train, train to Newark, fly

  1. Take the bus from Laguardia/Terminal B to Woodside Av/61 St
  2. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  4. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB)

Train to Philadelphia, fly

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB)

New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus, train and walk

The journey time between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 5h 10m and covers a distance of around 162 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 29m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 59m. Operated by MTA, Long Island Rail Road, Amtrak and others, the New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Laguardia/Terminal B and arrives in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Typically 71 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 41m
Layover time:
1h 29m
Total time:
5h 10m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 59m
Journey distance:
162 miles
Services per week:
71
Cheapest price:
$48
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:14
Last service departs at:
20:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus, train and walk schedules

New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) → Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Laguardia/Terminal B and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Roosevelt Av/61 St, New York, NY - Midtown, Central Ave & Lexington Ave and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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The distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 136 miles. The road distance is 156.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train which takes 5h 21m and costs $45 - $110.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Laguardia/Terminal B station.

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The best way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to train which takes 5h 21m and costs $45 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $65 and takes 5h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Capital District Transportation (CDTA), arrive at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St.

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Map of how to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 136.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 21m

What companies run services between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $85 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Albany, NY 4 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 50m. Greyhound USA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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 to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
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
Bus from Laguardia/Terminal B to Woodside Av/61 St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from Roosevelt Av/61 St to W 37 St/Broadway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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Yes, the driving distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2h 52m to drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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