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There are 7 ways to get from Long Island to Pennsylvania State University by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan Westbound
  2. Take the bus from New York to North Atherton Place At Mcdonalds Shun Feng

$62 - $102

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Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to State College, Pa 4693 / ...

$32 - $96

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Train, bus via Philadelphia 30th Street Station  •  9 h 18 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 Station
  4. Take the bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA 704

$133 - $338

Train, bus  •  9 h 35 min

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

$70 - $165

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Pennsylvania State University 292.3 miles

$28 - $45

Fly from Islip  •  6 h 21 min

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

$314 - $1,618

Train, train to Philadelphia, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE

$256 - $1,100

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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 bus which takes 9 h 8 min and costs $60 - $110.

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It takes approximately 9 h 8 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 9 h 8 min and costs $60 - $110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $310 - $1,700 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Islip Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 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 79+ hotels available in Pennsylvania State University. Prices start at $71 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 8 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 Airport Connection - WB, 40th Street - Manhattan, Grand Central - 42 St, Canal St, New York, North Atherton Place at Walmart, and Pattee Transit Center Eastbound in around 9 h 8 min. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Holbrook to Pennsylvania State University 5 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Islip to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Train from Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Bus operators
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Shun Feng Inc
Phone
(617) 354-2101
Bus from New York to North Atherton Place At Mcdonalds
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.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 Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
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

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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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