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There are 5 ways to get from Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Yonkers Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

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Bus via 5 Av / W 27 St

  1. Take the bus from S Broadway/Prospect Av to 5 Av / W 27 St
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Albany, NY

Drive

  1. Drive from Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Yonkers Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB)

Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Yonkers and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 4h 6m and covers a distance of around 138 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 33m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 47m. Operated by Amtrak, VIA Rail and Capital District Transportation (CDTA), the Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute service departs from Yonkers Amtrak Station and arrives in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Typically 41 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 32m
Layover time:
1h 33m
Total time:
4h 6m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 47m
Journey distance:
138 miles
Services per week:
41
Cheapest price:
$35
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:44
Last service departs at:
21:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute train, bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from S Broadway/Prospect Av and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via New York, NY - Midtown, Central Ave & Lexington Ave and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Yonkers and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 126 miles. The road distance is 151.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs $50 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by MTA, depart from S Broadway/Prospect Av station.

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The best way to get from Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs $50 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus via 5 Av / W 27 St, which costs $25 - $35 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 11m.

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Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Fox Bus, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 125.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 20m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Yonkers Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 6m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via 5 Av / W 27 St, New York, NY - Midtown, Albany, NY, Central Ave & Lexington Ave, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 6h 5m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Yonkers Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Yonkers Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Business Seat
$25 - $35
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Yonkers to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$27 - $40
Business
$75 - $85
Economy
$49 - $52
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Bus operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from S Broadway/Prospect Av to 5 Av / W 27 St
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Midtown to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
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trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 152 miles. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Yonkers to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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