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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus via Springfield

  1. Take the bus from Olver Transit Pavilion to Union Station Bay 12
  2. Take the bus from Springfield to Albany

3 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Olver Transit Pavilion to Union Station Bay 12
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Olver Transit Pavilion to Union Station Bay 12
  2. Take the train from Springfield to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by bus and walk

The journey time between Westfield and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 4h 18m and covers a distance of around 114 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 46 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 42m. Operated by PVTA, Greyhound USA and Capital District Transportation (CDTA), the Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Olver Transit Pavilion and arrives in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 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 32m
Layover time:
46 min
Total time:
4h 18m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 42m
Journey distance:
114 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$20
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:30
Last service departs at:
15:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive, which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Olver Transit Pavilion and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Springfield and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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The distance between Westfield and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 64 miles. The road distance is 81 miles.

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The best way to get from Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to bus via Springfield which takes 5h 1m and costs $19 - $27.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by PVTA, depart from Olver Transit Pavilion station.

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Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Albany station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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  • Distance: 63.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 1m

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

You can take a bus from Westfield to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Union Station Bay 12, Springfield, Albany, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 5h 1m.

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 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
Bus operators
PVTA
Phone
+1 413-781-7882
Website
pvta.com
Bus from Olver Transit Pavilion to Union Station Bay 12
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pvta.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 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, 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

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