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There are 7 ways to get from Metropark Station to Altoona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Altoona Amtrak Station Pennsylvanian

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Bus  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Harrisburg "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg to Altoona "Greyhound"

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Drive  •  4h 44m

  1. Drive from Metropark Station to Altoona 279.1 miles

Train to Baltimore, fly to Altoona  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Altoona (AOO) BWI - AOO

Train to Philadelphia, fly to State College, bus  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE
  3. Take the bus from State College to Altoona

Fly Newark to Pittsburgh, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pittsburgh (PIT) EWR - PIT
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Altoona Amtrak Station

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Pittsburgh, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) LGA - PIT
  3. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Altoona Amtrak Station

Metropark Station to Altoona by train

The train journey time between Metropark Station and Altoona is around 5h 34m and covers a distance of around 300 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 21 min. The fastest train normally takes 5h 30m. Operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak Acela Express and Amtrak, the Metropark Station to Altoona train service departs from Metropark Amtrak Station and arrives in Altoona Amtrak Station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 12m
Layover time:
21 min
Total time:
5h 34m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 30m
Train distance:
300 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$49
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:33
Last train departs at:
11:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Metropark Station to Altoona train schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Metropark Station to Altoona is to drive, which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Metropark Station to Altoona is to train and fly which costs $95 - $320 and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Metropark Station station to Altoona station. However, there are services departing from Metropark Amtrak Station and arriving at Altoona Amtrak Station via Philadelphia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 17m.

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The distance between Metropark Station and Altoona is 215 miles. The road distance is 279.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Metropark Station to Altoona without a car is to train which takes 6h 17m and costs $45 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Metropark Station to Altoona, including transfers.

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Metropark Station to Altoona train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Metropark Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Metropark Station to Altoona is to train which takes 6h 17m and costs $45 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $160 and takes 8h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Altoona Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Metropark Station to Altoona train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Altoona Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Metropark Station to Altoona.
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  • Distance: 214.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 17m

What companies run services between Metropark Station, NJ, USA and Altoona, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Metropark Station to Altoona via Philadelphia in around 6h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Metropark Station to Altoona via Newark Penn Station, Newark, and Harrisburg in around 8h 18m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $360
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Baltimore to Altoona
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$27 - $80
Business Class Seat
$40 - $110
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$18 - $55
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $110
Business Class Seat
$60 - $150
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $35
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
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 Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$80 - $120
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$80 - $120
Business Seat - Child
$80 - $120
First Class - Adult
$130 - $190
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $190
First Class - Child
$130 - $190
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$120 - $170
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$120 - $170
Business Seat - Child
$120 - $170
First Class - Adult
$190 - $270
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $270
First Class - Child
$190 - $270
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$65 - $95
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $95
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $95
First Class - Adult
$110 - $160
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$110 - $160
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
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 Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Philadelphia to Altoona Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Altoona Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Harrisburg to Altoona
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $60
Bus from State College to Altoona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40

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Yes, the driving distance between Metropark Station to Altoona is 279 miles. It takes approximately 4h 44m to drive from Metropark Station to Altoona.

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Boutique Air offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Altoona Airport.

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