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There are 8 ways to get from New York to University Park by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from New York 7th Ave and 27th St to State College, PA New York

$21 - $55

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Train, bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Harrisburg Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College 726 Harrisburg

$61 - $92

Train, bus via Philadelphia  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College

$81 - $163

Bus via Wilkes-Barre  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Wilkes-Barre, PA 124 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to State College, PA 815 Wilkes-Barre

$84 - $133

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from New York to University Park 237.3 miles

$23 - $35

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  5h 20m

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

$191 - $580

Fly from Newark  •  5h 5m

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

$152 - $281

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE

$191 - $408

New York to University Park by bus

The bus journey time between New York and University Park is around 9h 15m and covers a distance of around 244 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 5h 32m. Operated by Megabus and Cata, the New York to University Park bus service departs from New York 7th Ave and 27th St and arrives in Curtin Rd at Shields Building. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
9h 15m
Fastest bus time:
5h 32m
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$21
Carbon emissions:
48 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
11:00
Last bus departs at:
11:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to University Park bus schedules

New York → University Park
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in University Park is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in University Park is 2 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from New York to University Park is to drive, which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to University Park is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to University Park. However, there are services departing from New York 7th Ave and 27th St and arriving at Curtin Rd at Shields Building via North Atherton Place at Walmart and Pattee Transit Center Eastbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between New York and University Park is 203 miles. The road distance is 237.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to University Park without a car is to bus which takes 5h 46m and costs $21 - $55.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from New York to University Park, including transfers.

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New York to University Park bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from New York 7th Ave and 27th St station.

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The best way to get from New York to University Park is to bus which takes 5h 46m and costs $21 - $55. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $190 - $600 and takes 5h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from New York La Guardia Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 29m and has one stopover.

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New York to University Park bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at State College, PA station.

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Map of how to get from New York to University Park.
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  • Distance: 203.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and University Park, PA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from New York 7th Ave and 27th St to State College, PA 4 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $55 and the journey takes 5h 10m. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from New York to University Park every 30 minutes.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Newark to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Flights from Newark to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Flights from Newark to State College via Richmond, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Flights from Newark to State College via Buffalo, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Flights from Newark to State College via Boston, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Flights from Newark to State College via Pittsburgh, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Flights from Philadelphia to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $410
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Norfolk, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Newark to State College via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Newark to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
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 York Moynihan Train Hall to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York 7th Ave and 27th St to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Martz Trailways
Phone
+1 570 821-3838
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
martztrailways.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to University Park is 237 miles. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from New York to University Park.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to State College Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in University Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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