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

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Bus via Gateway Plaza - State St & Washington Ave

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to Binghamton
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Schenectady, NY

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to Binghamton
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Albany, NY

Bus, train

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Scranton to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Bus to Newark, fly

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to Newark
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB)

Bus to Philadelphia, fly

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, PA to Philadelphia 30th St Station, PA
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB)

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The cheapest way to get from Scranton to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Scranton to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which takes 3h 15m and costs $18 - $27.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scranton to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Scranton and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Binghamton, NY and Gateway Plaza - State St & Washington Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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The distance between Scranton and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 138 miles. The road distance is 188 miles.

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The best way to get from Scranton to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus via Gateway Plaza - State St & Washington Ave which takes 6h 10m and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from Scranton to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Scranton to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Scranton station.

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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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Scranton to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Schenectady, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scranton to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 188 miles. It takes approximately 3h 15m to drive from Scranton to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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  • Distance: 137.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 10m

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

You can take a bus from Scranton to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Binghamton, Binghamton, NY, Schenectady, NY, Gateway Plaza - State St & Washington Ave, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 6h 10m.

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
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
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Scranton to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Scranton to New York City
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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 Scranton to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Scranton to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55
Martz Bus
Phone
+1 800-233-8604
Website
martzbus.com
Bus from Scranton, PA to Philadelphia 30th St Station, PA
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
martzbus.com
Book at
martzbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Scranton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com

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