There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles to Pennsylvania State University by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to State College (SCE) LAX - SCE

$268 - $1,124

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA Via State College

$244 - $599

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA

$367 - $1,055

Drive  •  40 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Pennsylvania State University 2599.7 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Pennsylvania State University is to drive which costs $250 - $370 and takes 40 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Pennsylvania State University is to fly which costs $260 - $1,200 and takes 8 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Pennsylvania State University. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Pattee Transit Center Eastbound via Pittsburgh, PA and North Atherton Place at Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Pennsylvania State University is 2257 miles. The road distance is 2599.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Pennsylvania State University without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 9 h and costs $360 - $1,100.

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It takes approximately 8 h 22 min to get from Los Angeles to Pennsylvania State University, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Pennsylvania State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Pennsylvania State University is to fly which takes 8 h 22 min and costs $260 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $240 - $600 and takes 2 days 11 h.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Pennsylvania State University.
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  • Distance: 2257 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 22 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Los Angeles to Pennsylvania State University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Pennsylvania State University via Pittsburgh, Pa, Pittsburgh, PA, State College, PA, North Atherton Place at Walmart, and Pattee Transit Center Eastbound in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to State College via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to State College via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to State College via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$220 - $380
Flexible
$440 - $600

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