There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Pennsylvania State University by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to State College  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to State College (SCE) BOS - SCE

$214 - $636

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Bus OurBus  •  10 h 30 min

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

$39 - $69

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Fly to Harrisburg, bus  •  6 h 42 min

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

$188 - $613

Train, bus  •  10 h 41 min

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

$207 - $533

Train, bus via Newark Penn Station  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Newark Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$183 - $254

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to State College, Pa 4693 / ...

$49 - $108

Drive  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Pennsylvania State University 440.3 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Pennsylvania State University is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Pennsylvania State University is to fly which costs $210 - $650 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Pennsylvania State University. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Curtin Rd at McCoy Natatorium via New York, NY and N Atherton St at Walker Building. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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The distance between Boston and Pennsylvania State University is 369 miles. The road distance is 440.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Pennsylvania State University without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 30 min and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Boston to Pennsylvania State University, including transfers.

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Boston to Pennsylvania State University bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Pennsylvania State University is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs $210 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $70 and takes 10 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 23 min and has one stopover.

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Boston to Pennsylvania State University bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at State College, PA station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Pennsylvania State University.
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  • Distance: 369.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Boston to Pennsylvania State University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Pennsylvania State University via New York, NY, New York, NY, State College, PA, N Atherton St at Walker Building, and Curtin Rd at McCoy Natatorium in around 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to State College via New York La Guardia, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to State College via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to State College via Rochester, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to State College via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
Train from Boston South Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$120 - $160
Business Class
$190 - $200
First Class
$291
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 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
Train from Newark Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
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 New York, Ny to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
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
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
Bus from New York, NY to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
bus
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Pennsylvania State University is 440 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to drive from Boston to Pennsylvania State University.

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

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There are 83+ hotels available in Pennsylvania State University. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $20.

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