There are 6 ways to get from Long Island to Pennsylvania State University by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$70 - $170

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Bus  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Tanger to 3 Av & E 39 St North Fork
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to State College, PA State College - New York Route

$44 - $68

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Train, bus via Philadelphia 30th Street Station  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn 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

$133 - $333

Night train, bus  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the night train from Smithtown to Hunterspoint Avenue
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Wilkes-Barre, PA Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to State College, PA

$82 - $127

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Pennsylvania State University 292.3 miles

$28 - $45

Fly  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Islip (ISP) to State College (SCE) ISP - SCE

$314 - $1,618

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Pennsylvania State University is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Pennsylvania State University is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Long Island and Pennsylvania State University is 252 miles. The road distance is 292.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Pennsylvania State University without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 14 min and costs $65 - $170.

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It takes approximately 9 h 14 min to get from Long Island to Pennsylvania State University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Pennsylvania State University is to bus which takes 10 h 13 min and costs $40 - $70. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $310 - $1,700 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Islip Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 56 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Pennsylvania State University is 292 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Long Island to Pennsylvania State University.

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American Airlines offers flights from Islip Airport to State College Airport.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Pennsylvania State University. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Pennsylvania State University.
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  • Distance: 252 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 14 min

What companies run services between Long Island, NY, USA and Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Centereach to Pennsylvania State University via Tanger Mall Drive, Tanger, 3 Av & E 39 St, Grand Central - 42 St, 28 St, New York, NY, and State College, PA in around 10 h 13 min. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Holbrook to Pennsylvania State University 4 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Islip to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Night train from Smithtown to Hunterspoint Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
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 New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $110
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
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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Hampton Jitney Inc.
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com

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The best way to get from Long Island to Islip Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs $2.

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