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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 via State College, PA  •  11h 7m

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to New York 7th Ave and 27th St Pittsburgh
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY Nyc

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Bus, train  •  11h 19m

  1. Take the bus from State College Bus Station to Harrisburg Bus Station
  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  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the bus from State College Bus Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal Greyhound US0421
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, Ny 290 / ...

Drive  •  5h 45m

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 335.1 miles

Fly  •  5h 38m

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

Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by walk and bus

7 Weekly Services
11h 7m Average Duration
$33 Cheapest Price
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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 fastest way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which takes 5h 38m and costs $160 - $550.

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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 Pollock Rd at Millennium Science Com and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via State College, PA, New York, NY - Midtown, Western Ave & Sprague Pl and State/Downtown Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 7m.

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The distance between Pennsylvania State University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 255 miles. The road distance is 335.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus via State College, PA which takes 11h 7m and costs $30 - $95.

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It takes approximately 11h 7m 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 Megabus, 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 via State College, PA which takes 11h 7m and costs $30 - $95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $160 - $550 and takes 5h 38m.

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There is no direct flight from State College Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 53m and has one stopover.

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Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Fox Bus, 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 7m

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, New York, NY - Midtown, Albany, NY, Western Ave & Sprague Pl, State/Downtown Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 11h 7m. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Pennsylvania State University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute every 3 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from State College to Albany via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from State College to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from State College to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from State College to Albany via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from State College to Albany via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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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
$8 - $100
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$8 - $35
Child Coach - short notice
$23 - $35
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$19 - $60
Child Business Class - short notice
$21 - $65
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$27 - $50
Business Seat - advance purchase
$35 - $130
Business Seat - short notice
$45 - $110
Coach Seat - short notice
$23 - $100
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $90
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$6 - $29
Child Coach - short notice
$19 - $29
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$16 - $55
Child Business Class - short notice
$18 - $55
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$23 - $40
Business Seat - advance purchase
$30 - $110
Business Seat - short notice
$40 - $95
Coach Seat - short notice
$18 - $90
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $90
Website
http://www.viarail.ca/
Economy Adult - same day booking
$30 - $90
Economy Adult - Advanced Booking
$30 - $70
Economy Escape Advanced Booking - Adult
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
+1-877-462-6342
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
$8 - $60
Website
https://us.megabus.com
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Capital Bus Tour
Email
foxbus88@gmail.com
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown, 886 6th Ave to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Book at
https://www.gotobus.com/capital-bus-tours/bus-routes/
Website
http://www.capitalbustour.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from State College Bus Station to Harrisburg Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $45
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Bus from State College Bus Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $75
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany Bus Terminal, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $55
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
https://trailways.com
Schedules at
https://trailways.com/schedules/
Flexible
$35 - $50
Saver
$40 - $75

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

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