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There are 3 ways to get from Plattsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus, train or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Plattsburgh, NY to Albany, NY

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  1. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Schenectady

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  1. Drive from Plattsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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The cheapest way to get from Plattsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Plattsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plattsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Government Center and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Plattsburgh, NY and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 8m.

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The distance between Plattsburgh and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 137 miles. The road distance is 156.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Plattsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 5h 8m and costs $24 - $35.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Plattsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Plattsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus which takes 5h 8m and costs $24 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 25m.

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Plattsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plattsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 156 miles. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Plattsburgh to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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  • Distance: 137.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 8m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Plattsburgh, NY to Albany, NY 3 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 5m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Schenectady once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 53m.

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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Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Plattsburgh Amtrak Station to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
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 Plattsburgh, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65

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