Directions and Visiting
Please Note - When you arrive on campus follow the Purple Orientation signs to the designated Orientation parking lot and check-in.
For Directions by Car:
Captial District Transportation Authority (CDTA) - bus routes and schedules for traveling to the University and around the Albany area. Bus fare is $1.50 and you will need to have exact change. Transit service is available for people with disabilities.
Greyhound Bus & Adirondack Trailways – serve most of the state with express and local buses. The Albany Bus Terminal is located at 34 Hamilton Street.
Adirondack Trailways: (518) 436-9651 or (800) 776-7548
Greyhound Bus: 1-800-231-2222
Amtrak – The train stop serving Albany is the Albany-Rensselaer Station located across the Hudson River from Albany at 525 East Street, Rensselaer, NY. The station is approximately 7 miles from campus. Taxis are located at the entrance of the train station.
Albany International Airport – serves the Capital District. Contact your desired airline for flight schedules. Plan to take a taxi from the airport to campus.
The taxi system in the Capital District may differ in its rate schedule from the system in your area. Meters are not used and the charge is determined per person per zone crossed in route to your destination.
Buzzy’s Taxi: (518) 433-8888
Capitaland Taxi: (518) 453-8888
Duffy’s Taxi: (518) 433-8400
Yellow Cab: (518) 434-2222