There are 3 ways to get from Altoona to Allentown by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Altoona, Pa to Allentown, Pa 4692

$26 - $65

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Train, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Altoona Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Allentown, Pa 4692

$48 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Altoona to Allentown 215.3 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Altoona to Allentown is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Altoona to Allentown is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Altoona, Pa and arriving at Allentown, Pa. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Altoona and Allentown is 153 miles. The road distance is 215.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Altoona to Allentown without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $26 - $65.

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The bus from Altoona, Pa to Allentown, Pa takes 5 h 40 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Altoona to Allentown bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Altoona, Pa station.

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Altoona to Allentown bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Allentown, Pa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Altoona to Allentown is 215 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to drive from Altoona to Allentown.

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  • Distance: 153.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Altoona, PA, USA and Allentown, PA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Altoona to Allentown every 4 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Altoona Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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 Altoona, Pa to Allentown, Pa
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Allentown, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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