There are 7 ways to get from Atlanta to State College by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to State College  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to State College (SCE) ATL - SCE

$216 - $970

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Bus Pandora Bus  •  22 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta ,GA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to State College, PA State College - New York Route

$82 - $120

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Fly to Harrisburg, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Harrisburg (MDT) ATL - MDT
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa

$198 - $646

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  19 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  4. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$102 - $252

Bus, train  •  20 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Philadelphia, PA
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$214 - $276

Bus Megabus  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Washington
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$95 - $158

Drive  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to State College 763.2 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to State College. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at State College, Pa via Richmond, Va, Washington, Dc and Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 16 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and State College is 608 miles. The road distance is 763.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to State College without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Atlanta to State College, including transfers.

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Atlanta to State College bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlanta, Ga station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to State College is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Atlanta Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 48 min and has one stopover.

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Atlanta to State College bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at State College, Pa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to State College is 763 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 10 min to drive from Atlanta to State College.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Atlanta Airport to State College Airport.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to State College.
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  • Distance: 607.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and State College, PA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Atlanta to State College hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to State College via Richmond, Va, Washington, Dc, and Harrisburg, Pa in around 19 h 16 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to State College via Lexington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to State College via Indianapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to State College via Cleveland, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to State College via Louisville, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Harrisburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to Harrisburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Atlanta to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
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 Atlanta, Ga to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $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
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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fab.tdstickets.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Atlanta ,GA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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Book your Atlanta to State College bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and two other operators.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs .

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