There are 6 ways to get from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus OurBus  •  5 h

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

$16 - $35

5 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  6 h 49 min

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

$29 - $50

Bus, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 4692 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to New York Penn Station Keystone Service / ...

$62 - $87

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan 245.6 miles

$24 - $35

Fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 8 min

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

$148 - $775

Fly to New York JFK  •  4 h 42 min

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

$149 - $721

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from State College, PA and arriving at New York, NY. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Pennsylvania State University and Manhattan is 205 miles. The road distance is 245.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs .

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The bus from State College, PA to New York, NY takes 4 h 40 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from State College, PA station.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan is to bus which takes 5 h and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 4 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from State College Airport to New York La Guardia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 16 min and has one stopover.

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Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at New York, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan is 246 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to drive from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan.

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

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Map of how to get from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 204.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan twice a week. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from State College to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia, Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from State College to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from State College to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from State College to New York JFK via Philadelphia, Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from State College to New York JFK via Philadelphia, Norfolk
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from State College to New York JFK via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from State College to New York JFK via Philadelphia, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from State College to New York JFK via Philadelphia, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from State College to New York JFK via Philadelphia, Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from State College to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from State College to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from State College to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from State College to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from State College to New York JFK via Detroit, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$44
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$44
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from State College, PA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.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 State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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fab.tdstickets.com

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania State University to State College Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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