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

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Fly

  1. Fly from State College (SCE) to Albany (ALB)

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Bus via State College, PA

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to New York 7th Ave and 27th St
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Albany-Rensselaer

Bus

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

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  1. Drive from State College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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The most affordable way to get from State College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from State College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which costs $260 - $420 and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from State College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from State College, Pa and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via New York, Ny and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 38m.

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The distance between State College and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 255 miles. The road distance is 335.1 miles.

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The best way to get from State College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 9h 38m and costs $80 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from State College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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State College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways, depart from State College, Pa station.

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The best way to get from State College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to fly which takes 4h 7m and costs $260 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $140 and takes 9h 38m.

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There is no direct flight from State College Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from State College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 255.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 7m

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from State College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from State College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via New York, Ny, Albany, Ny, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 9h 38m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from State College to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from State College to Albany via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from State College to Albany via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from State College to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from State College to Albany via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from State College to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $350
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 Harrisburg to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from State College, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
trailways.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailways.com
Bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
trailways.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
Bus from State College to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from State College, PA to New York 7th Ave and 27th St
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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Bus from New York, NY to Albany-Rensselaer
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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megabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between State College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 335 miles. It takes approximately 5h 44m to drive from State College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from State College Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from State College to State College Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $20 - $25.

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