There are 6 ways to get from James Madison University to State College by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Megabus, bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg to Washington DC
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$48 - $106

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Megabus, train, bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg to Washington DC
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$151 - $381

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from James Madison University to State College 230.5 miles

$22 - $35

Fly from Staunton  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Staunton (SHD) to State College (SCE) SHD - SCE

$168 - $657

Taxi to Charlottesville, fly  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from James Madison University to Charlottesville
  2. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to State College (SCE) CHO - SCE

$313 - $1,235

Megabus to Washington Dulles, fly  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg to Washington Dulles Airport
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to State College (SCE) IAD - SCE

$288 - $640

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from James Madison University to State College. However, there are services departing from Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg and arriving at State College, Pa via Washington, Dc and Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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The distance between James Madison University and State College is 172 miles. The road distance is 230.5 miles.

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The best way to get from James Madison University to State College without a car is to Megabus and bus which takes 9 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 45 min to get from James Madison University to State College, including transfers.

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James Madison University to State College bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg station.

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The best way to get from James Madison University to State College is to Megabus and bus which takes 9 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Staunton Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 18 min and has one stopover.

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James Madison University to State College bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at State College, Pa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between James Madison University to State College is 231 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from James Madison University to State College.

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United Airlines offers flights from Staunton Airport to State College Airport.

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  • Distance: 172.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 45 min

What companies run services between James Madison University, VA, USA and State College, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from James Madison University to State College via Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg, Washington DC, Washington, Dc, and Harrisburg, Pa in around 9 h 45 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from James Madison University to State College twice daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Staunton to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Staunton to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Charlottesville to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Charlottesville to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlottesville to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
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megabus.com
Bus from Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg to Washington Dulles Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Book at
megabus.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 Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Other operators
Taxi from James Madison University to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
ABC Cab Co.
Phone
+1 540-564-1214
Website
abccabcova.com
Checkered Cab Co
Phone
+1 540-908-2838
Website
facebook.com

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There are 84+ hotels available in State College. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from James Madison University to Staunton Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs .

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