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

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Bus to Indianapolis, fly  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the Bus from Wiley Dining to Indianapolis Airport (IND)
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Albany (ALB) IND - ALB

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Bus, train  •  22h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette Bus Stop to Chicago Train Station Greyhound US0100 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited

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Shuttle to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  7h 6m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Purdue West, Lafayette IN to O'Hare International Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Albany (ALB) ORD - ALB

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette Bus Stop to Chicago Bus Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Albany (ALB) MDW - ALB

Bus  •  26h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette Bus Stop to Indianapolis Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis Bus Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, Ny 290 / ...

Drive  •  14h 14m

  1. Drive from Purdue University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 800.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Purdue University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus and train which costs $45 - $310 and takes 22h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Purdue University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to Bus and fly which takes 6h 41m and costs $130 - $600.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purdue University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Aspire Apts at Discovery Park: BUS011 and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Lafayette Bus Stop, Indianapolis Bus Station, Port Authority Bus Terminal and State/Downtown Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 51m.

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The distance between Purdue University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 706 miles. The road distance is 800.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Purdue University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus and train which takes 22h 11m and costs $45 - $310.

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from Purdue University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Purdue University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Lafayette Bus Stop station.

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There is no direct flight from Indianapolis Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Purdue University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways, arrive at Albany, Ny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purdue University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 801 miles. It takes approximately 14h 14m to drive from Purdue University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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  • Distance: 706.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 41m

What companies run services between Purdue University, IN, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Purdue University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Aspire Apts at Discovery Park: BUS011, CityBus Center: BUS215, Lafayette Bus Stop, Indianapolis Bus Station, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Albany, Ny, State/Downtown Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 26h 51m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Indianapolis to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
16h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$30 - $110
Child Coach - short notice
$55 - $95
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$50 - $170
Child Business Class - short notice
$55 - $170
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$75 - $200
Business Seat - advance purchase
$100 - $330
Business Seat - short notice
$110 - $340
Coach Seat - short notice
$90 - $250
Bus operators
Reindeer Shuttle
Phone
+1 765-637-5124
Email
info@reindeershuttle.com
Website
reindeershuttle.com
Bus from Wiley Dining to Indianapolis Airport (IND)
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
reindeershuttle.com
Prepaid Purdue Students and Alumni
$35 - $50
Paid online in advance General
$35 - $55
Walk up Cash Fare
$45 - $65
Lafayette Limo
Phone
+1(765)4973828
Website
lafayettelimo.com
Shuttle from Purdue West, Lafayette IN to O'Hare International Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
lafayettelimo.com
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lafayettelimo.bookingtool.net
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lafayette Bus Stop to Chicago Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Bus from Lafayette Bus Stop to Chicago Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Bus from Lafayette Bus Stop to Indianapolis Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $40
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Bus from Indianapolis Bus Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $170
Website
https://www.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/
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Lafayette Bus Stop to Chicago Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $55
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$12 - $55
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

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