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There are 5 ways to get from Bethesda to State College by bus, train, car, subway, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA 704 / ...

$35 - $89

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Train, bus  •  7h 58m

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

$138 - $364

Drive  •  3h 37m

  1. Drive from Bethesda to State College 205.1 miles

$20 - $29

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to State College  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to State College (SCE) IAD - SCE

$285 - $631

Train to Baltimore, fly to Altoona, taxi  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Altoona (AOO) BWI - AOO
  3. Take a taxi from Altoona to State College

$195 - $379

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The cheapest way to get from Bethesda to State College is to drive which costs $20 - $29 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Bethesda to State College is to subway and fly which costs $280 - $650 and takes 3h 36m.

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The distance between Bethesda and State College is 132 miles. The road distance is 205.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bethesda to State College without a car is to bus which takes 7h 21m and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 7h 21m to get from Bethesda to State College, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to State College Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bethesda to State College is 205 miles. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Bethesda to State College.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to State College Airport.

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There are 78+ hotels available in State College. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bethesda to State College.
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  • Distance: 132.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 21m

What companies run services between Bethesda, MD, USA and State College, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Bethesda to State College via UNION STATION station, Washington, Dc, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg in around 7h 21m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Altoona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Other operators
Taxi from Altoona to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Blue & White Taxi
Phone
+1 814-941-2711
Blair Cab Inc
Phone
+1 814-944-6105

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