Transportation

Transportation

Located in the heart of New York's Capital Region, and minutes from Historic Saratoga Springs, transportation opportunities for Siena students are plentiful.

Air

The Albany International Airport (ALB) is located just minutes from Siena College, servicing the continental U.S., as well as Canada and Mexico. Taxi service is available.

Carriers with destinations to Albany include:

 

Bus

Bus terminals are just minutes from campus, right in downtown Albany. Taxi service is available.

Bus stations include:

Train

Amtrak serves the Capital Region via its terminal in Rensselaer, eight miles from campus. Taxi service is available. Some of the major destinations Siena students visit include, but are not limited to:

  • New York City
  • Boston
  • Washington D.C.

Local Bus Service

CDTA (Capital District Transportation Authority) - Route 29 bus stop is located directly in front of Siena College, which helps provides students access to venues throughout the Capital Region.

Students may ride any CDTA bus for free - simply swipe your SAINT card as you board at the front entrance of the bus. 

“Providing our students with free access to public transportation will allow them to safely travel throughout the Capital Region, taking advantage of the area’s countless opportunities for learning, enrichment and entertainment,” said Siena College President Fr. Kevin Mullen ’75, O.F.M, Ph.D. 

 

Zipcars

Need a car? Borrow a Zipcar! Siena College has partnered with Zipcar to bring self-service, on-demand car sharing to the area. To use Zipcars, simply register as a member, reserve a car online or by phone, use your Zipcard to enter the car, and drive away. When you’re done, return the car to the same location where you picked it up.

As a member you get:

  • Access to Zipcars 24/7.
  • Discounted hourly rates for faculty, staff and students age 18 and older.
  • Rates start at just $7.50/hour or $69/day.
  • Gas, insurance and maintenance are included for free!
  • Join for only $25 a year, and receive $35 in driving credit your first month.

Learn more and get started at zipcar.com/siena!

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