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There are 7 ways to get from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

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Bus  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 288 / ...

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Albany (ALB) LGA - ALB

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Trenton to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB

Train  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Nec / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

Train, bus  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Nec / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY Nyc

Drive  •  3h 24m

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 193.4 miles

Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus and walk

93 Weekly Services
5h 50m Average Duration
$61 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost $180 - $550 and takes 3h 20m.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 175 miles. The road distance is 193.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train which takes 5h 50m and costs $60 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to train which takes 5h 50m and costs $60 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $140 and takes 5h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 193 miles. It takes approximately 3h 24m to drive from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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Map of how to get from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 174.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Princeton Junction, NJ, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via New York Penn Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station, East St & Herrick St, Broadway & Orange St / Van Tromp St, Broadway & Orange St, and Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St in around 5h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via New Brunswick, New Brunswick Downtown, New York Port Authority, New York, Ny, Albany, Ny, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 5h 59m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Princeton Shuttle
$41
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Princeton Shuttle
$55
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$26 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $110
Train from Trenton to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
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
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Trenton to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Trenton to Gray 30th Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
Amtrak Acela

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 Acela
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $85
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $45
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $75
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $85
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$95 - $150
First Class - Adult
$100 - $170
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$27 - $40
Business
$70 - $85
Economy
$48 - $52
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
One Way - Child / Senior / Special Needs
$5 - $8
One Way - Adult
$10 - $15
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailways.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.

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 New York to Albany Bus Terminal, NY
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $60
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gotobus.com

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