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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Albany, NY

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Bus via Albany, NY

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY

Subway, train, line 114 bus, line 22 bus

  1. Take the subway from 104 St to 34 St-Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  3. Take the line 114 bus from East St & Herrick St to Madison Ave & S. Swan St
  4. Take the line 22 bus from Core 1 to Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St

Drive

  1. Drive from Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Train, train to Newark, fly

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB)

Train to Philadelphia, fly

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB)

Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Queens and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 4h 11m and covers a distance of around 164 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 40 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 55m. Operated by Long Island Rail Road, VIA Rail and Capital District Transportation (CDTA), the Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Jamaica and arrives in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 31m
Layover time:
40 min
Total time:
4h 11m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 55m
Journey distance:
164 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$58
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:46
Last service departs at:
06:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute train, bus and walk schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via New York, NY - Midtown, Central Ave & Lexington Ave and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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The distance between Queens and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 143 miles. The road distance is 165 miles.

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The best way to get from Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train which takes 5h 19m and costs $55 - $130.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Fox Bus, depart from New York, NY - Midtown station.

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The best way to get from Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to train which takes 5h 19m and costs $55 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus via Albany, NY, which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5h 28m.

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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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Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Fox Bus, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 142.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

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

VIA Rail operates a train from New York Penn Station to Albany once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $110 and the journey takes 2h 45m. Alternatively, Fox Bus operates a bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Train operators
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
$50 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $45
Business
$80 - $95
Economy
$52 - $56
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 104 St to 34 St-Penn Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Bus operators
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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
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
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from East St & Herrick St to Madison Ave & S. Swan St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Bus from Core 1 to Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 165 miles. It takes approximately 3h 1m to drive from Queens to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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