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There are 4 ways to get from Erie to State College by bus, car or plane

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Bus via State College, PA  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 4637 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA Via State College

$36 - $74

3 alternative options

Bus Fullington Trailways  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 4637 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA 710 Pittsburgh / ...

$42 - $117

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Erie to State College 211.1 miles

$20 - $30

Fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Erie (ERI) to State College (SCE) ERI - SCE

$256 - $1,319

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The cheapest way to get from Erie to State College is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Erie to State College is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Erie to State College. However, there are services departing from Erie, Pa and arriving at Pattee Transit Center Eastbound via Pittsburgh, PA and North Atherton Place at Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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The distance between Erie and State College is 148 miles. The road distance is 211.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Erie to State College without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Erie to State College, including transfers.

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Erie to State College bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Erie, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Erie to State College is to bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs $35 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $250 - $1,400 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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There is no direct flight from Erie Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 33 min and has one stopover.

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Erie to State College bus services, operated by Fullington Trailways, arrive at State College, PA station.

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Map of how to get from Erie to State College.
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  • Distance: 148.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Erie to State College via Pittsburgh, Pa, Pittsburgh, PA, State College, PA, and North Atherton Place at Walmart in around 7 h 55 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Erie to State College every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Erie to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Erie to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Erie to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Erie to State College is 211 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Erie to State College.

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

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There are 80+ hotels available in State College. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Erie to Erie Airport is to line 31 bus which takes 28 min and costs $2.

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