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 7929 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA Via State College

$36 - $74

3 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 7929 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to State College, Pa 4690 / ...

$42 - $117

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Erie to State College 211.1 miles

$20 - $30

Fly  •  4 h 27 min

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

$283 - $1,352

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

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

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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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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, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Erie to State College every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Erie to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 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
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Erie to State College via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Erie to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
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