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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to New York 7th Ave and 27th St
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny

4 alternative options

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from State College to Harrisburg
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

Bus via Philadelphia

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to Philadelphia, PA
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia Bus Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from Ridgewood to Albany, Ny

Drive

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Fly

  1. Fly from State College (SCE) to Albany (ALB)

Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by walk, bus and subway

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11h 6m Average Duration
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Pennsylvania State University → Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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The cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which costs $260 - $1,000 and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from East Halls at Curtin Hall and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via State College, PA, Philadelphia Bus Station, New York, Ny, Ridgewood and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 37m.

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It is 255 miles from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. It is approximately 334.9 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 11h 6m and costs $60 - $120.

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It takes approximately 11h 6m to get from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from State College, PA station.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus which takes 11h 6m and costs $60 - $120. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $260 - $1,000 and takes 5h 24m.

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There is no direct flight from State College Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 58m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 254.6 miles
  • Duration: 11h 6m

What companies run services between Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Pollock Rd at Millennium Science Com, North Atherton Place at McDonalds, State College, PA, New York 7th Ave and 27th St, 28 St, Times Sq-42 St, New York, Ny, Albany, Ny, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 11h 6m. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from State College to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from State College to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from State College to Albany via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from State College to Albany via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from State College to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from State College to Albany via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
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 Harrisburg to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$27 - $40
Business
$70 - $85
Economy
$48 - $51
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from State College, PA to New York 7th Ave and 27th St
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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Bus from Ridgewood to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from State College to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Philadelphia Bus Station to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Ridgewood to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $55
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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ourbus.com
Bus from State College, PA to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia Bus Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 335 miles. It takes approximately 5h 45m to drive from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from State College Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania State University to State College Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $18 - $22.

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