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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 22m

  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  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Albany St & Spring St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, Ny 290 / ...

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Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4h 32m

  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  •  6h 1m

  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 5m

  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 25m

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 193.5 miles

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

89 Weekly Services
6h 1m Average Duration
$31 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 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to train and fly which takes 3h 22m and costs $160 - $500.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 175 miles. The road distance is 193.5 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 6h 1m and costs $30 - $310.

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It takes approximately 3h 22m 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 6h 1m and costs $30 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $300 and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 194 miles. It takes approximately 3h 25m 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: 174.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 22m

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 & Pine St, Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave, and Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St in around 6h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton Junction to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via New Brunswick, Albany St & Spring St, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Albany, Ny, State/Downtown Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 6h 40m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $240
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Website
https://www.njtransit.com/
Schedules at
https://www.njtransit.com/bus-to
Child 5-11 and Senior
$12 - $15
Adult Airport
$18 - $22
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
https://www.njtransit.com/
Schedules at
https://www.njtransit.com/bus-to
Child 5-11 and Senior
$4 - $7
Adult
$10 - $16
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $210
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$2 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$15 - $210
Business Class Seat
$55 - $160
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $210
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$2 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$16 - $210
Business Class Seat
$55 - $160
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $65
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$1 - $17
Child Coach - short notice
$8 - $20
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$11 - $35
Child Business Class - short notice
$12 - $40
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$13 - $25
Business Seat - advance purchase
$24 - $75
Business Seat - short notice
$29 - $60
Coach Seat - short notice
$7 - $65
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $70
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$2 - $18
Child Coach - short notice
$9 - $21
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$11 - $40
Child Business Class - short notice
$13 - $40
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$14 - $26
Business Seat - advance purchase
$24 - $80
Business Seat - short notice
$30 - $60
Coach Seat - short notice
$8 - $70
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $90
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$6 - $29
Child Coach - short notice
$19 - $29
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$16 - $55
Child Business Class - short notice
$18 - $55
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$23 - $40
Business Seat - advance purchase
$30 - $110
Business Seat - short notice
$40 - $95
Coach Seat - short notice
$18 - $90
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Website
http://www.viarail.ca/
Economy Adult - same day booking
$30 - $95
Economy Adult - Advanced Booking
$30 - $75
Economy Escape Advanced Booking - Adult
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Capital Bus Tour
Email
foxbus88@gmail.com
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown, 886 6th Ave to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Book at
https://www.gotobus.com/capital-bus-tours/bus-routes/
Website
http://www.capitalbustour.com
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Albany St & Spring St to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Child 0-14, Senior 62+, Special Needs
$6 - $8
Adult
$12 - $15
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
https://trailways.com
Schedules at
https://trailways.com/schedules/
Flexible
$35 - $50
Saver
$40 - $75
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany Bus Terminal, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $55
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/

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