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There are 2 ways to get from Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus or car

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Bus  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY Peter Pan

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Drive  •  2h 56m

  1. Drive from Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 168.7 miles

Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus and walk

The journey time between Providence and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 4h 52m and covers a distance of around 213 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 52m. Operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines and Capital District Transportation (CDTA), the Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI 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:
4h 46m
Layover time:
6 min
Total time:
4h 52m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 52m
Journey distance:
213 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$40
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:20
Last service departs at:
10:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus and walk schedules

Providence → Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 13m.

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It is 132 miles from Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. It is approximately 168.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 5h 13m and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI station.

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Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 169 miles. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Providence to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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  • Distance: 132.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 13m

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

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY 5 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com

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