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

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 4693 / ...

$35 - $84

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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 43 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 32 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI 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 39 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

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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 costs $20 - $29 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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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 6 h 45 min and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min 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 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bethesda to State College is 205 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 37 min 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 84+ hotels available in State College. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 132.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

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, and Harrisburg, Pa in around 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
58 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
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

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 Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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 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
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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