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

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Train, bus via State College, PA  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA Via State College

$52 - $108

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 4440
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA Via State College

$37 - $75

3 alternative options

Train, bus Fullington Trailways  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA 710 Pittsburgh / ...

$58 - $151

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to State College 240.7 miles

$23 - $35

Fly  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to State College (SCE) CLE - SCE

$206 - $1,120

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to State College is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to State College is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to State College. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at Pattee Transit Center Eastbound via Pittsburgh, PA and North Atherton Place at Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and State College is 207 miles. The road distance is 240.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to State College without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 16 min and costs $50 - $110.

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It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Cleveland to State College, including transfers.

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Cleveland to State College bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cleveland, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to State College is to bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs $35 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $1,200 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cleveland Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Cleveland to State College bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at State College, PA station.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to State College.
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  • Distance: 206.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 16 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and State College, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Cleveland to State College via Pittsburgh, Pa, Pittsburgh, PA, State College, PA, and North Atherton Place at Walmart in around 7 h 30 min. Alternatively, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Cleveland to State College hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to State College via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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 Cleveland, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to State College is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Cleveland to State College.

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

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There are 85+ hotels available in State College. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Cleveland Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs $3.

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