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There are 5 ways to get from Newport News to Altoona by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  12h 34m

  1. Take the train from Newport News Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Altoona Amtrak Station

$217 - $572

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Bus  •  13h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Hampton, VA to Washington, DC - Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Altoona, Pa

$57 - $92

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  14h 22m

  1. Take the train from Williamsburg Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Altoona Amtrak Station

$126 - $303

Drive  •  5h 49m

  1. Drive from Newport News to Altoona 341.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus  •  7h

  1. Fly from Newport News (PHF) to State College (SCE) PHF - SCE
  2. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Altoona, Pa

$276 - $1,334

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The cheapest way to get from Newport News to Altoona is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Newport News to Altoona is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newport News to Altoona. However, there are services departing from Diligence & Rock Landing and arriving at Altoona, Pa via Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, VA, Washington, Dc and Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 44m.

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The distance between Newport News and Altoona is 260 miles. The road distance is 341.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Newport News to Altoona without a car is to train which takes 12h 34m and costs $210 - $600.

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It takes approximately 12h 34m to get from Newport News to Altoona, including transfers.

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Newport News to Altoona bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Hampton, VA station.

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The best way to get from Newport News to Altoona is to train which takes 12h 34m and costs $210 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $95 and takes 13h 44m.

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There is no direct flight from Newport News Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 33m and has one stopover.

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Newport News to Altoona bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Altoona, Pa station.

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Map of how to get from Newport News to Altoona.
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  • Distance: 260.5 miles
  • Duration: 12h 34m

What companies run services between Newport News, VA, USA and Altoona, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Newport News to Altoona via Warwick & South, Newport News Amtrak Station, Washington Union Station, and Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 12h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newport News to Altoona via Thomas Nelson Community College, King & Pembroke, Hampton, VA, Washington, DC - Union Station, Washington, Dc, and Harrisburg, Pa in around 13h 44m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newport News to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Newport News to State College via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newport News Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from Williamsburg Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
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 Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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 Altoona Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Altoona Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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 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 Altoona, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $60
Bus from State College, Pa to Altoona, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$28 - $40

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Yes, the driving distance between Newport News to Altoona is 342 miles. It takes approximately 5h 49m to drive from Newport News to Altoona.

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American Airlines offers flights from Newport News Airport to State College Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Altoona. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newport News to Newport News Airport is to line 116 bus which takes 10m and costs $2.

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