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Rensselaer-Niagara Falls Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Rensselaer to Niagara Falls?

Lowest Price$54.00
Fastest Train6h 11m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Rensselaer to Niagara Falls 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Rensselaer to Niagara Falls?

In the last month, $54.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Rensselaer, NY to Niagara Falls, NY. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Rensselaer to Niagara Falls?

The distance between Rensselaer and Niagara Falls is approximately 270 miles, or 434 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 11 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Rensselaer to Niagara Falls are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Rensselaer at 1:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Rensselaer to Niagara Falls?

Trains leave the station in Rensselaer twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Niagara Falls with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Niagara Falls to Rensselaer.

Which train should you take from Rensselaer to Niagara Falls?

Amtrak Empire Service is the one and only train line which connects Rensselaer, New York to Niagara Falls, New York. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Service26h 11m$54.00

Amtrak Empire Service train tickets from Rensselaer to Niagara Falls start from $54, and on average cost $54. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Service schedules to Niagara Falls. Amtrak Empire Service in Rensselaer leaves from Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St, And in Niagara Falls trains arrive at 825 Depot Ave W, From Rensselaer to Niagara Falls train travel on Amtrak Empire Service takes 6 hours and 11 minutes.

Where is the train station in Rensselaer?

There is one train station in Rensselaer:

  • Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St

Where is the train station in Niagara Falls?

Niagara Falls has one train station:

  • 825 Depot Ave W

Price trends for trains from Rensselaer to Niagara Falls

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20FebFeb

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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