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There are 4 ways to get from Syracuse University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Albany, NY OurBus

3 alternative options

Train, line 370 bus  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Schenectady Lake Shore Limited / ...
  2. Take the line 370 bus from Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St 370

Bus, line 370 bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Schenectady 253
  2. Take the line 370 bus from Gateway Plaza - State St & Washington Ave to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St 370

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Syracuse University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 150.7 miles
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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Syracuse University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Syracuse, NY and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via SUNY Collins Circle and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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The distance between Syracuse University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 127 miles. The road distance is 150.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Syracuse University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus which takes 4h 2m and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Syracuse University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Syracuse University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Syracuse, NY station.

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Syracuse University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Syracuse University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Syracuse University to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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  • Distance: 126.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

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

OurBus operates a bus from Syracuse, NY to Albany, NY twice a week. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$27 - $40
Business
$75 - $85
Economy
$49 - $52
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Bus from Gateway Plaza - State St & Washington Ave to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trailways.com

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