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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield
  2. Take the bus from Springfield to Albany

3 alternative options

Bus, line 22 bus

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Union Station, Springfield, MA
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY
  3. Take the line 22 bus from S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St

Train

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield
  2. Take the train from Springfield to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by walk, bus and train

The journey time between Trinity College and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 8h 7m and covers a distance of around 129 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 38m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 18m. Services are operated by CT Transit, Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 29m
Layover time:
4h 38m
Total time:
8h 7m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 18m
Journey distance:
129 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$41
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:33
Last service departs at:
17:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute walk, bus and train schedules

Trinity College → Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which takes 2h 8m and costs $11 - $17.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Broad St and School St and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Union Station, Hartford, CT, Union Station, Springfield, MA and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 9m.

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The distance between Trinity College and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 85 miles. The road distance is 118.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 7m and costs $30 - $100.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Union Station, Hartford, CT.

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The best way to get from Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to bus and line 22 bus which takes 6h 9m and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 7h 3m.

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Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Capital District Transportation (CDTA), arrive at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 119 miles. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Map of how to get from Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 85.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between Trinity College, CT, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Broad St and School St, Capitol Ave and State Office Building, Union Station, Hartford, CT, Union Station, Springfield, MA, Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 6h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Trinity College to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via CTFastrak and Sigourney St Station Platform A, Asylum St and Opp Union Pl, Hartford Amtrak Station, Springfield, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station, East St & Herrick St, Broadway & Orange St / Van Tromp St, Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave, and Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St in around 7h 3m.

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 Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
Train from Springfield to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $35
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
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 Springfield to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Union Station, Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St to Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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