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

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Fly  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to State College (SCE) STL - SCE

$227 - $1,121

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Bus  •  23 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA Via State College

$99 - $231

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  22 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City 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

$160 - $419

Drive  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Pennsylvania State University 986 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Missouri to Pennsylvania State University is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 16 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Missouri to Pennsylvania State University is to fly which costs $220 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Missouri to Pennsylvania State University. However, there are services departing from Kansas City, Mo and arriving at Pattee Transit Center Eastbound via Pittsburgh, PA and North Atherton Place at Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 36 min.

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The distance between Missouri and Pennsylvania State University is 797 miles. The road distance is 986 miles.

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The best way to get from Missouri to Pennsylvania State University without a car is to train and bus which takes 22 h 27 min and costs $160 - $420.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Missouri to Pennsylvania State University, including transfers.

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Missouri to Pennsylvania State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Kansas City, Mo station.

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The best way to get from Missouri to Pennsylvania State University is to fly which takes 5 h 38 min and costs $220 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $240 and takes 23 h 36 min.

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There is no direct flight from St. Louis Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Missouri to Pennsylvania State University bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at State College, PA station.

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Map of how to get from Missouri to Pennsylvania State University.
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  • Distance: 797.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

What companies run services between Missouri, USA and Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from St. Charles to Pennsylvania State University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to Pennsylvania State University via Pittsburgh, Pa, Pittsburgh, PA, State College, PA, North Atherton Place at Walmart, and Pattee Transit Center Eastbound in around 23 h 36 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to State College via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from St. Louis to State College via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
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 Kansas City, Mo to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210

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Pennsylvania State University is 1 h ahead of Missouri. It is currently 8:58 PM in Missouri and 9:58 PM in Pennsylvania State University.

Yes, the driving distance between Missouri to Pennsylvania State University is 986 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 47 min to drive from Missouri to Pennsylvania State University.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from St. Louis Airport to State College Airport.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Pennsylvania State University. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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