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

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

Recommended option

Fly to State College  •  5 h 31 min

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

$216 - $637

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 44 min

  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

5 alternative options

Fly to Harrisburg, bus  •  6 h 21 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 26 min

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

$207 - $533

Train, bus via New York Penn Station  •  10 h 35 min

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

$184 - $480

Night bus, bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2501 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to State College, Pa 4693

$56 - $136

Drive  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Boston to State College 441.4 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to State College is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to State College is to fly which costs $210 - $650 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Boston and State College is 370 miles. The road distance is 441.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Boston to State College, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to State College. 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 10 h 44 min.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $20.

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Map of how to get from Boston to State College.
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  • Distance: 369.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Boston to State College hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to State College via New York, NY, State College, PA, and North Atherton Place At Walmart in around 10 h 44 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to State College via Rochester, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to State College via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 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 50 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
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to State College via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 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 Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak 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 New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
Night bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Book at
megabus.com

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