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There are 6 ways to get from Germantown to Pennsylvania State University by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train, bus  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
  4. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College

$85 - $181

Cheapest option

Bus to Baltimore, fly to Altoona, drive  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from SHADY GROVE & station to BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Altoona (AOO) BWI - AOO
  3. Drive from Altoona to Pennsylvania State University

$39 - $98

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Philadelphia Megabus Stop
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College

$70 - $110

Bus  •  12h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Frederick to Pittsburgh "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA Pittsburgh

$43 - $82

Drive  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Germantown to Pennsylvania State University 189.7 miles

$18 - $27

Line 100 bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to State College  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to State College (SCE) IAD - SCE

$183 - $523

Germantown to Pennsylvania State University by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Germantown and Pennsylvania State University is around 20h 33m and covers a distance of around 377 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 20h 33m. Operated by Montgomery County MD Ride On, Maryland Transit, Greyhound USA and others, the Germantown to Pennsylvania State University service departs from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B and arrives in Pennsylvania State University. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
20h 33m
Fastest journey time:
20h 33m
Journey distance:
377 miles
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$43
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:30
Last service departs at:
17:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Germantown to Pennsylvania State University bus, train and walk schedules

Germantown → Pennsylvania State University
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The cheapest way to get from Germantown to Pennsylvania State University is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Germantown to Pennsylvania State University is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 18m.

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The distance between Germantown and Pennsylvania State University is 118 miles. The road distance is 189.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Germantown to Pennsylvania State University without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 53m and costs $85 - $190.

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It takes approximately 8h 53m to get from Germantown to Pennsylvania State University, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to State College Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Germantown to Pennsylvania State University is 190 miles. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Germantown to Pennsylvania State University.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to State College Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Pennsylvania State University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 117.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 53m

What companies run services between Germantown, Montgomery County, MD, USA and Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Germantown to Pennsylvania State University via Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East, SHADY GROVE & station, Monocacy Marc Station, MONOCACY MARC wb, FREDERICK MARC wb, Frederick, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, State College, PA, North Atherton Place at Walmart, and Pattee Transit Center Eastbound in around 12h 54m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to State College
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Baltimore to Altoona
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Train operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
More information at
Maryland Transit
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $95
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Philadelphia Megabus Stop
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
boltbus.com
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 Frederick to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Book at
megabus.com
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from SHADY GROVE & station to BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit

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