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There are 7 ways to get from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to New York La Guardia  •  4h 33m

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

$133 - $382

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Bus  •  6h 21m

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

$21 - $57

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Fly to Newark  •  4h 21m

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

$230 - $322

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  3h 27m

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

$147 - $404

Bus, train  •  6h 12m

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

$78 - $165

Bus via Wilkes-Barre  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to Wilkes-Barre, PA 805 State College
  2. Take the bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to New York 117 / ...

$85 - $140

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan 242.3 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan is to fly and train which costs $140 - $410 and takes 3h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Pollock Rd at Millennium Science Com and arriving at New York 7th Ave and 27th St via State College, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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The distance between Pennsylvania State University and Manhattan is 205 miles. The road distance is 242.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 12m and costs $75 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan is to fly which takes 4h 33m and costs $130 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $60 and takes 6h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from State College Airport to New York La Guardia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 42m and has one stopover.

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Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at New York 7th Ave and 27th St station.

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Map of how to get from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 204.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 33m

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan every 4 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from State College, PA to New York 7th Ave and 27th St 4 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $55 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from State College to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from State College to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from State College to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from State College to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from State College to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from State College to Newark via Washington Dulles, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $410
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from State College to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from State College to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from State College to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from State College to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from State College to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
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 Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
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 Harrisburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 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 Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from State College, PA to New York 7th Ave and 27th St
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Martz Trailways
Phone
+1 570 821-3838
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
martztrailways.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan is 242 miles. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Pennsylvania State University to Manhattan.

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

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There are 4175+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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 $18 - $22.

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