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There are 3 ways to get from Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus or car

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Train, line 370 bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station 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

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Bus, line 370 bus  •  3h 10m

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

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Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 99.2 miles

Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Utica and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 2h 49m and covers a distance of around 95 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 23 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 33m. Operated by Amtrak, VIA Rail and Capital District Transportation (CDTA), the Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Utica Amtrak Station and arrives in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 25m
Layover time:
23 min
Total time:
2h 49m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 33m
Journey distance:
95 miles
Services per week:
28
Cheapest price:
$29
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:51
Last service departs at:
16:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute train, bus and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Utica, NY and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Gateway Plaza - State St & Washington Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Utica and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 83 miles. The road distance is 99.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train and line 370 bus which takes 3h 5m and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 5m to get from Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Utica, NY station.

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Utica 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 Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Map of how to get from Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 83.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 5m

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

You can take a bus from Utica to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Schenectady, NY, Gateway Plaza - State St & Washington Ave, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 3h 10m.

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 Utica Amtrak Station to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Utica to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$20 - $35
Business
$69 - $73
Economy
$41 - $43
EconomyPlus
$45 - $70
Bus operators
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 New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica, NY to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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