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There are 5 ways to get from Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly

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

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Bus

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

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Train

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

Bus via Albany, NY

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Newark Liberty International Airport Station and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 6h 40m and covers a distance of around 166 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 17m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 6m. Operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak and Capital District Transportation (CDTA), the Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Newark Liberty International Airport and arrives in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Typically 52 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 22m
Layover time:
3h 17m
Total time:
6h 40m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 6m
Journey distance:
166 miles
Services per week:
52
Cheapest price:
$46
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:37
Last service departs at:
21:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute train, bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 47m.

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The fastest way to get from Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly. Taking this option will cost $170 - $550 and takes 1h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Terminal C and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via New York, NY - Port Authority and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 42m.

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The distance between Newark Liberty International Airport Station and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 144 miles. The road distance is 158.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train which takes 5h 1m and costs $45 - $120.

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It takes approximately 1h 41m to get from Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New York, NY - Port Authority station.

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The best way to get from Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which takes 1h 41m and costs $170 - $550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 5h 1m, you could also bus via Albany, NY, which costs $42 - $47 and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 11m.

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Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 143.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 41m

What companies run services between Newark Liberty International Airport Station, NJ, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

United Airlines flies from Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute once daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
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
+1 215-856-7924
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
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 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 to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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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

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 159 miles. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Newark Liberty International Airport Station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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