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There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Pennsylvania State University by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  5h 8m

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

$214 - $629

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  12h 48m

  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 / ...

$40 - $116

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Train, bus  •  10h 57m

  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 Station
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA 704

$207 - $538

Bus Megabus  •  11h

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

$47 - $79

Train, bus via Newark Penn Station  •  11h 17m

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

$181 - $257

Drive  •  7h 33m

  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 7h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Pennsylvania State University is to fly which costs $210 - $650 and takes 5h 8m.

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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 Pattee Transit Center Eastbound via New York, NY and North Atherton Place at Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h.

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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 train and bus which takes 10h 57m and costs $200 - $550.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m 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 5h 8m and costs $210 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $80 and takes 11h.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 34m and has one stopover.

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Boston to Pennsylvania State University bus services, operated by Megabus, 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: 5h 8m

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

United Airlines, American 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, State College, PA, North Atherton Place at Walmart, and Pattee Transit Center Eastbound in around 11h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to State College via New York La Guardia, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to State College via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
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
4h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
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
+1 215-856-7924
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
Train from Newark Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
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
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
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
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Pennsylvania State University is 440 miles. It takes approximately 7h 33m 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 77+ hotels available in Pennsylvania State University. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $1 - $14.

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