There are 5 ways to get from 30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE

$169 - $873

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Bus Megabus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to State College, PA

$23 - $34

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Train, bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 4693 / ...

$45 - $105

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 4693 / ...

$36 - $84

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from 30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University 194.3 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from 30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from 30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University is to fly which costs $160 - $900 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from 30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University. However, there are services departing from 30th St & Market St - MBNS and arriving at Curtin Rd at McCoy Natatorium via Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa and N Atherton St at Walker Building. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between 30th Street Station and Pennsylvania State University is 153 miles. The road distance is 194.3 miles.

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The best way to get from 30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs $45 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from 30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University, including transfers.

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30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from 30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University is to fly which takes 2 h 32 min and costs $160 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to State College Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at State College, Pa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between 30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University is 194 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from 30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to State College Airport.

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  • Distance: 153.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

What companies run services between 30th Street Station, PA, USA and Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA?

American Airlines flies from 30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from 30th Street Station to Pennsylvania State University via Chestnut St & 11th St, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, State College, Pa, N Atherton St at Walker Building, and Curtin Rd at McCoy Natatorium in around 5 h 32 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week

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