There are 7 ways to get from James Madison University to State College by car, train, bus, taxi or plane

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

Drive, train, bus  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Drive from James Madison University to Charlottesville Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  4. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$68 - $158

Cheapest option

Drive, bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Drive from James Madison University to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Washington, Dc
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  4. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$56 - $134

5 alternative options

Drive, train, bus via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Drive from James Madison University to Charlottesville Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
  5. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$171 - $433

Bus  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisonburg to New York, NY Harrisonburg
  2. Take the bus from New York to North Atherton Place At Mcdonalds Shun Feng

$77

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

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

$22 - $35

Taxi to Charlottesville, fly  •  4 h 57 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

Drive to Washington Dulles, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from James Madison University to Charlottesville
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to State College (SCE) IAD - SCE

$280 - $626

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from James Madison University to State College is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from James Madison University to State College is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 15 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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It takes approximately 10 h 7 min to get from James Madison University to State College, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from James Madison University to State College. However, there are services departing from Harrisonburg and arriving at Pattee Transit Center Eastbound via New York and North Atherton Place At Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 35 min.

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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 Harrisonburg, New York, NY, New York, North Atherton Place At Mcdonalds, and North Atherton Place At Walmart in around 13 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlottesville to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Charlottesville to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Charlottesville to State College via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlottesville to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Charlottesville to State College via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak 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
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
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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bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Harrisonburg to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Shun Feng Inc
Phone
(617) 354-2101
Bus from New York to North Atherton Place At Mcdonalds
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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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