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There are 4 ways to get from New Orleans to State College by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6h

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to State College (SCE) MSY - SCE

$216 - $968

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Bus  •  31h 20m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Washington
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  4. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa

$136 - $183

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  32h 53m

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa

$183 - $480

Drive  •  20h 3m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to State College 1188.9 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to State College is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 20h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to State College is to fly which costs $210 - $1,000 and takes 6h.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to State College. However, there are services departing from New Orleans and arriving at State College, Pa via Atlanta GA, Washington, Dc and Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 20m.

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The distance between New Orleans and State College is 1021 miles. The road distance is 1188.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to State College without a car is to bus which takes 31h 20m and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 6h to get from New Orleans to State College, including transfers.

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New Orleans to State College bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from New Orleans station.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to State College is to fly which takes 6h and costs $210 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $190 and takes 31h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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New Orleans to State College bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at State College, Pa station.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to State College.
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  • Distance: 1020.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and State College, PA, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from New Orleans to State College hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to State College via Atlanta GA, Washington, Washington, Dc, and Harrisburg, Pa in around 31h 20m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to State College via Houston, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to State College via Houston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to State College via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to State College via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
25h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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Bus from Atlanta GA to Washington
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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megabus.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 Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $55
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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State College is 1h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 9:24 AM in New Orleans and 10:24 AM in State College.

Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to State College is 1189 miles. It takes approximately 20h 3m to drive from New Orleans to State College.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to State College Airport.

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There are 79+ hotels available in State College. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to Bus which takes 38m and costs $2.

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