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

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Bus

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

Train

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

Train via Madison Ave & S. Swan St

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Train to Newark, fly

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB)

Train to Philadelphia, fly

  1. Take the train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB)

Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by walk and bus

The journey time between Rutgers University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 4h 36m and covers a distance of around 197 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 23 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 19m. Services are operated by Suburban Transit, Trailways New York, Greyhound USA and others. Typically 16 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 13m
Layover time:
23 min
Total time:
4h 36m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 19m
Journey distance:
197 miles
Services per week:
16
Cheapest price:
$28
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:00
Last service departs at:
18:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute walk and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick Downtown and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via New York, NY - Port Authority and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 44m.

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The distance between Rutgers University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 160 miles. The road distance is 178.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 5h 44m and costs $28 - $60.

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It takes approximately 5h 44m to get from Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, depart from New Brunswick Downtown station.

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The best way to get from Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus which takes 5h 44m and costs $28 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 5h 48m.

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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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Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 160 miles
  • Duration: 5h 44m

What companies run services between Rutgers University, NJ, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via New Brunswick Downtown, New York Port Authority, New York, NY - Port Authority, Albany, NY, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 5h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via New Brunswick, New York Penn Station, Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station, East St & Herrick St, Broadway & Orange St / Van Tromp St, Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave, and Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St in around 5h 48m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$3 - $6
Adult
$8 - $12
Train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$27 - $80
Business Class Seat
$40 - $110
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 Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$80 - $120
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$80 - $120
Business Seat - Child
$80 - $120
First Class - Adult
$130 - $190
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $190
First Class - Child
$130 - $190
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 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.

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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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 178 miles. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Rutgers University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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