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Trains from Saratoga Springs to Rensselaer

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Saratoga Springs - Rensselaer Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Saratoga Springs to Rensselaer. Traveling by train from Saratoga Springs to Rensselaer usually takes around 58 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance31 mi (49 km)
Fastest train0h 58m
Lowest price€17.75
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Ethan Allen Express
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Saratoga Springs to Rensselaer

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Saurabh

27 December 2021- Visiting friends

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

Pros: On time. Cons: The internet on the rides! Tips: Eat food before boarding.

Pros: On time. Cons: The internet on the rides! Tips: Eat food before boarding.

5.0

Linda

19 July 2021- Visiting family

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

First day back after pandemic. All customers were happy that amtrak service was restored to Saratoga Springs

First day back after pandemic. All customers were happy that amtrak service was restored to Saratoga Springs

Which train should you take from Saratoga Springs to Rensselaer?

Amtrak Ethan Allen Express is the one and only train line which connects Saratoga Springs to Rensselaer. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Ethan Allen Express10h 58m€17.75
  • Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

    Amtrak Ethan Allen Express

    Amtrak's Ethan Allen Express line connects New York City to Rutland, Vermont. The scenic trip along the Hudson River Valley includes ten intermediate stops throughout New York and Vermont. This higher-speed rail service departs once daily. Ticket prices from Saratoga Springs to Rensselaer are usually around on the Ethan Allen Express, but you can find deals for as low as €18. Onboard amenities include WiFi and power outlets, plus a cafe car and business class seating options for added comfort.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Saratoga Springs to Rensselaer during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Saratoga Springs to Rensselaer?

The distance between Saratoga Springs and Rensselaer is approximately 31 miles, or 49 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 58 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Rensselaer.

When are trains the most crowded?

Thursday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Saratoga Springs to Rensselaer. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Thursday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Friday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Saratoga Springs at 13:00 and arrives in Rensselaer within the hour.

Is there a direct train from Saratoga Springs to Rensselaer?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Rensselaer with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Rensselaer to Saratoga Springs.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Saratoga Springs?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Saratoga Springs.

All train stations in Saratoga Springs:

  • 26 Station Ln

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