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

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Fly from Sacramento  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Albany (ALB) SMF - ALB

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Train  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the train from Sacramento to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady Lake Shore Limited

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Train to Oakland, fly  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the train from Sacramento to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Albany (ALB) OAK - ALB

Train, BART to San Francisco, fly  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from Sacramento to Richmond
  2. Take the BART from Richmond to San Francisco International Airport
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Albany (ALB) SFO - ALB

Bus  •  3 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento Bus Station to Bakersfield Train Station
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield to Las Vegas Amtrak Bus Stop
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas S Strip Transit Terminal to St Louis Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from St Louis Bus Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal
  5. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, Ny 290 / ...

Drive  •  44h 46m

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2867.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to train which costs $120 - $900 and takes 2 days 20h.

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The fastest way to get from Sacramento to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which takes 8h 10m and costs $260 - $1,000.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sacramento station to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Sacramento Bus Station and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Bakersfield, Las Vegas S Strip Transit Terminal, St Louis Bus Station, Port Authority Bus Terminal and State/Downtown Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 4h.

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The distance between Sacramento and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 2504 miles. The road distance is 2867.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train which takes 2 days 20h and costs $120 - $900.

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It takes approximately 8h 10m to get from Sacramento to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Sacramento to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Sacramento Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which takes 8h 10m and costs $260 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $900 and takes 2 days 20h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 3 days 4h.

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There is no direct flight from Sacramento Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 2503.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 10m

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Sacramento to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sacramento to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Chicago Union Station, Schenectady, Gateway Plaza Mobility Center, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 2 days 20h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sacramento to Albany via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Albany via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Albany via Las Vegas, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Albany via Denver, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Oakland to Albany via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Albany via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Albany via Phoenix, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Albany via Kansas City, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Albany via Los Angeles, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Albany via Denver, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Albany via San Diego, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Oakland to Albany via Kansas City, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Albany via Denver, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Albany via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albany via Los Angeles, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to Albany via Salt Lake City, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Oakland to Albany via Salt Lake City, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Albany via Salt Lake City, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Sacramento to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Albany via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Albany via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to Albany via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento to Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $80
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$4 - $23
Child Coach - short notice
$14 - $25
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$13 - $45
Child Business Class - short notice
$15 - $50
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$19 - $30
Business Seat - advance purchase
$29 - $90
Business Seat - short notice
$35 - $75
Coach Seat - short notice
$12 - $80
Train from Sacramento to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $75
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$3 - $21
Child Coach - short notice
$12 - $23
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$12 - $45
Child Business Class - short notice
$14 - $45
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$18 - $29
Business Seat - advance purchase
$27 - $85
Business Seat - short notice
$30 - $70
Coach Seat - short notice
$11 - $75
Train from Sacramento to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$95 - $270
Child Coach - short notice
$130 - $250
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$130 - $410
Child Business Class - short notice
$130 - $400
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$190 - $550
Business Seat - advance purchase
$250 - $800
Business Seat - short notice
$260 - $900
Coach Seat - short notice
$250 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$30 - $110
Child Coach - short notice
$50 - $90
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$50 - $160
Child Business Class - short notice
$55 - $160
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$70 - $200
Business Seat - advance purchase
$100 - $320
Business Seat - short notice
$110 - $330
Coach Seat - short notice
$85 - $250
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Richmond to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
http://www.bart.gov
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento Bus Station to Bakersfield Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Bus from Las Vegas S Strip Transit Terminal to St Louis Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $320
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Bus from St Louis Bus Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
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/
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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Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 2868 miles. It takes approximately 44h 46m to drive from Sacramento to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 148+ hotels available in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Sacramento Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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