There are 5 ways to get from Detroit to State College by plane, bus, train 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  •  3 h 15 min

  1. DTW - SCE

$206 - $1,119

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. 4440
  2. 4690 / ...

$58 - $157

3 alternative options

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  11 h 30 min

$59 - $130

Bus, train  •  11 h 31 min

$74 - $175

Drive  •  6 h 45 min

  1. 397.2 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and State College, PA, USA?

Delta flies from Detroit to State College 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to State College via Cleveland, Oh, Pittsburgh, Pa, Pittsburgh, PA, State College, PA, and North Atherton Place At Walmart in around 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Detroit and State College is 464 km. The road distance is 635 km.

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to State College is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Detroit to State College is to fly which takes 3 h 15 min and costs $200 - $1,200.

No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to State College. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Pattee Transit Center Eastbound via Cleveland, Oh, Pittsburgh, PA and North Atherton Place At Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Detroit to State College, including transfers.