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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to State College by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly from New York JFK  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to State College (SCE) JFK - SCE

$147 - $667

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to State College, Pa 4693 / ...

$24 - $83

5 alternative options

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to State College (SCE) LGA - SCE

$191 - $934

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to State College, PA

$35 - $58

Train, bus via Philadelphia 30th Street Station  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA 704

$129 - $331

Train, bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA 704 / ...

$64 - $166

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to State College 262 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to State College is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to State College is to fly which costs $140 - $700 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and State College is 215 miles. The road distance is 262 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to State College without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 7 min and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to State College, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to State College is to fly which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $140 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from New York JFK Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to State College is 262 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to State College.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York JFK Airport to State College Airport.

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There are 80+ hotels available in State College. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to State College.
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  • Distance: 215 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and State College, PA, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to State College hourly. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to State College 4 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to State College via Baltimore, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to State College via Boston, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to State College via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to State College via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to State College via Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to State College via Raleigh/Durham, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to State College via Montreal, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Norfolk, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Richmond, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Boston, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to State College via Baltimore, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to State College via Cleveland, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York JFK to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $110
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.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.

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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $17.

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