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There are 4 ways to get from San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Albany (ALB)

3 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from San Diego to Fullerton Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady

Bus

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Los Angeles
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to New York
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Albany, NY

Drive

  1. Drive from San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus and walk

The journey time between San Diego and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 2 days 20h and covers a distance of around 3137 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 23m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 20h. Services are operated by Amtrak and Capital District Transportation (CDTA). Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2 days 12h
Layover time:
7h 23m
Total time:
2 days 20h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 20h
Journey distance:
3137 miles
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$306
Carbon emissions:
266 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:58
Last service departs at:
15:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute train, bus and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $280 - $410 and takes 45h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which costs $250 - $850 and takes 8h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from San Diego and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Los Angeles, New York, NY - Port Authority and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 4h.

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The distance between San Diego and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 2460 miles. The road distance is 2899.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train which takes 2 days 15h and costs $300 - $450.

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It takes approximately 8h 9m to get from San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which takes 8h 9m and costs $250 - $850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $300 - $450 and takes 2 days 15h, you could also bus, which costs $310 - $460 and takes 3 days 4h.

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

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San Diego 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 San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 2460.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 9m

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Fullerton Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station, Schenectady, Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 2 days 15h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Albany via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Albany via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Albany via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Train operators
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 San Diego to Fullerton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Seat
$450 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
15h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Business Seat
$180 - $250
Bus operators
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 San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Los Angeles to New York
Ave. Duration
2 days 18h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$270 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$270 - $380
Flexible
$380 - $550
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
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

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 2899 miles. It takes approximately 45h 56m to drive from San Diego to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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

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There are 101+ hotels available in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $5.

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