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

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Fly  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Albany (ALB) PIT - ALB

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Bus  •  11h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to New York "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 288 / ...

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Bus via New York  •  13h 28m

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

Train  •  14h 4m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

Drive  •  8h 17m

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 469.2 miles
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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which costs $180 - $320 and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via New York, Ny and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 48m.

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It is 365 miles from Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. It is approximately 469.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 11h 48m and costs $65 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs $180 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $120 and takes 11h 48m, you could also train, which costs $90 - $130 and takes 14h 4m.

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 26m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 364.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via New York, Ny, Albany, Ny, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 11h 48m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $450
Flights from Pittsburgh to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $450
Flights from Pittsburgh to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $450
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Flights from Pittsburgh to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
Bus operators
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 Pittsburgh to New York
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $100
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
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to New York 7th Ave and 27th St
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$50 - $65
Bus from New York, NY to Albany-Rensselaer
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$27 - $35

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 469 miles. It takes approximately 8h 17m to drive from Pittsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs $3.

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