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

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Fly from Portland  •  8h 22m

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

5 alternative options

Train to Eugene, fly  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the train from Portland to Eugene
  2. Fly from Eugene (EUG) to Albany (ALB) EUG - ALB

Train  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the train from Portland to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady Lake Shore Limited

Bus  •  3 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Portland to Denver
  2. Take the bus from Denver to New York
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Albany, NY

Bus, train  •  4 days 18h

  1. Take the bus from Portland to Seattle
  2. Take the bus from Seattle to Vancouver
  3. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto Union Station
  4. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Schenectady

Drive  •  46h 14m

  1. Drive from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2942.9 miles

Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Portland and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 2 days 19h and covers a distance of around 3074 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 1m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 19h. Services are operated by Amtrak and Capital District Transportation (CDTA). Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2 days 13h
Layover time:
6h 1m
Total time:
2 days 19h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 19h
Journey distance:
3074 miles
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$290
Carbon emissions:
261 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:45
Last service departs at:
16:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute train, bus and walk schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to train, which costs $290 - $410 and takes 2 days 15h.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which costs $220 - $750 and takes 8h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Portland and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Denver, New York, NY - Port Authority and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 7h.

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The distance between Portland and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 2414 miles. The road distance is 2942.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train which takes 2 days 15h and costs $290 - $410.

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It takes approximately 8h 22m to get from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which takes 8h 22m and costs $220 - $750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $290 - $410 and takes 2 days 15h, you could also bus, which costs $330 - $470 and takes 3 days 7h.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 35m and has one stopover.

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Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways New York, 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: 2413.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 22m

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and five other airlines fly from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Chicago Union Station, Schenectady, Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 2 days 15h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Portland to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Eugene to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Eugene to Albany via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Eugene to Albany via San Francisco, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Eugene to Albany via Denver, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Albany via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Portland to Albany via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Albany via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $650
Flights from Portland to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $650
Flights from Portland to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Portland to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Eugene to Albany via Phoenix, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
11h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Portland to Albany via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 Portland to Eugene
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Portland to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Seat
$460 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
15h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Business Seat
$180 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 days 20h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$410 - $470
Business
$500 - $850
Economy
$500 - $650
EconomyPlus
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Toronto Union Station to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$65 - $85
Business
$120 - $170
Economy
$95 - $110
EconomyPlus
$160 - $240
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland to Denver
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $180
Flexible
$190 - $270
Bus from Denver to New York
Ave. Duration
43h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$180 - $250
Flexible
$250 - $370
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 New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland Greyhound to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
boltbus.com
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 Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 2943 miles. It takes approximately 46h 14m to drive from Portland to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines and two other 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 tram which takes 33 min and costs $3.

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