There are 6 ways to get from Bethesda to State College by bus, car, subway, plane, train or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Silver Spring, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$43 - $105

5 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Bethesda to State College 205.1 miles

$20 - $29

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to State College  •  3 h 44 min

  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  •  4 h 20 min

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

$195 - $379

Subway, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Harrisburg, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the subway from BETHESDA station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Harrisburg (MDT) IAD - MDT
  4. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa

$207 - $467

Train to Philadelphia, fly to State College  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE

$264 - $1,128

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Bethesda and State College is 212 km. The road distance is 328 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Bethesda to State College, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bethesda to State College. However, there are services departing from Bethesda Station & Bay C and arriving at State College, Pa via Silver Spring Station & Bay 232, Silver Spring, Md, Baltimore Downtown, Md and Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 33 min.

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

You can take a bus from Bethesda to State College via Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 102, Silver Spring Station & Bay 232, Sligo Ave & Fenton St, Silver Spring, Md, Baltimore Downtown, Md, and Harrisburg, Pa in around 6 h 33 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Altoona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from BETHESDA station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Silver Spring, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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
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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bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Other operators
Taxi from Altoona to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Blair Cab Inc
Phone
+1 814-944-6105
Blue & White Taxi
Phone
+1 814-941-2711

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