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There are 6 ways to get from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via SUNY Collins Circle  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Boston / Logan Airport 51 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Albany, NY OurBus

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Bus  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Portland to Boston "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Boston to Albany "Greyhound"

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Bus, train  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Boston South Buses 53 / ...
  2. Take the train from Boston to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited

Train  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the train from Portland to Boston Downeaster
  2. Take the train from Boston to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited

Drive  •  4h 45m

  1. Drive from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 276.2 miles

Fly  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to Albany (ALB) PWM - ALB

Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus and walk

The journey time between Portland and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 7h 30m and covers a distance of around 300 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 14m. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 5m. Operated by Concord Coach Lines, Logan Express, OurBus and others, the Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Portland, ME and arrives in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 15m
Layover time:
1h 14m
Total time:
7h 30m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 5m
Journey distance:
300 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$52
Carbon emissions:
59 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:00
Last service departs at:
09:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Portland, ME and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Terminal E + Arrivals, Boston, MA, SUNY Collins Circle and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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It is 185 miles from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. It is approximately 276.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus via SUNY Collins Circle which takes 7h 45m and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, depart from Portland, ME station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus via SUNY Collins Circle which takes 7h 45m and costs $50 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $110 and takes 10h 4m, you could also fly, which costs $220 - $650 and takes 5h 15m.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 184.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 45m

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

You can take a bus from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Boston / Logan Airport, Terminal E + Arrivals, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA, Albany, NY, SUNY Collins Circle, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 7h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Boston, North Station, Back Bay, Boston, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station, East St & Herrick St, Broadway & Orange St / Van Tromp St, Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave, and Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St in around 10h 4m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Portland to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Portland to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Portland to Albany via Miami
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Portland to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Portland to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $650
Flights from Portland to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $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 Boston to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Portland to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Concord Coach Lines
Phone
+1 800-639-3317
Email
info@concordcoachlines.com
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Boston / Logan Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Portland, ME to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.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 Portland to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Portland, ME to South Station
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 276 miles. It takes approximately 4h 45m to drive from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 16 min and costs $2 - $4.

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