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There are 5 ways to get from New Brunswick to State College by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via Harrisburg, Pa  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 4693 / ...

$50 - $111

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Train, bus Megabus  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to State College, PA

$33 - $87

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 8m

  1. Drive from New Brunswick to State College 231.2 miles

$22 - $35

Fly from Newark  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to State College (SCE) EWR - SCE

$212 - $938

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE

$239 - $1,229

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The cheapest way to get from New Brunswick to State College is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from New Brunswick to State College is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4h 8m.

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The distance between New Brunswick and State College is 181 miles. The road distance is 231.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to State College without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 51m and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6h 51m to get from New Brunswick to State College, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 11m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Brunswick to State College is 231 miles. It takes approximately 4h 8m to drive from New Brunswick to State College.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to State College Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in State College. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 181 miles
  • Duration: 6h 51m

What companies run services between New Brunswick, NJ, USA and State College, PA, USA?

United Airlines and Delta fly from New Brunswick to State College hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to State College via Boston, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to State College via Cleveland, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to State College via Richmond, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Newark to State College via Charlotte, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to State College via Burlington, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to State College via Pittsburgh, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $170
First Class Seat
$130 - $180
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 Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week

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