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

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Bus, line 22 bus

  1. Take the bus from Pittsfield to Albany
  2. Take the line 22 bus from S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St

Train

  1. Take the train from Pittsfield Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

Bus, line 182 bus

  1. Take the bus from Pittsfield to Albany
  2. Take the line 182 bus from Albany Bus Terminal to Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Drive

  1. Drive from Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 56 min.

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The fastest way to get from Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $110 - $130 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Pittsfield and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 53m.

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The distance between Pittsfield and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 29 miles. The road distance is 38.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus and line 22 bus which takes 1h 53m and costs $13 - $19.

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It takes approximately 1h 53m to get from Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus and line 22 bus which takes 1h 53m and costs $13 - $19. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $28 - $40 and takes 2h 35m.

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Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Capital District Transportation (CDTA), arrive at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 39 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Map of how to get from Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 29.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 53m

What companies run services between Pittsfield, MA, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Albany, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 1h 53m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Pittsfield Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 1h 21m.

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 Pittsfield Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $45
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 Pittsfield to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Intermodal Transportation Center, Pittsfield, MA to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.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
Bus from Albany Bus Terminal to Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Other operators
Taxi from Pittsfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+1 413-499-4300

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