There are 5 ways to get from Pennsylvania State University to West Chester by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 4692 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Paoli Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$46 - $103

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Bus Megabus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to Philadelphia, PA

$29 - $47

3 alternative options

Bus via Harrisburg, Pa  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 4692 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Norristown King Prussia, Pa 1679 / ...

$36 - $81

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania State University to West Chester 170.6 miles

$16 - $25

Fly, line 104 bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from State College (SCE) to Philadelphia (PHL) SCE - PHL
  2. Take the line 104 bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St

$169 - $871

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Pennsylvania State University to West Chester. However, there are services departing from State College, Pa and arriving at Chestnut St & Darlington St via Harrisburg, Pa, Norristown Transportation Center and Plaza at King of Prussia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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The distance between Pennsylvania State University and West Chester is 133 miles. The road distance is 170.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania State University to West Chester without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Pennsylvania State University to West Chester, including transfers.

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Pennsylvania State University to West Chester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from State College, Pa station.

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The quickest flight from State College Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Pennsylvania State University to West Chester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Norristown King Prussia, Pa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pennsylvania State University to West Chester is 171 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Pennsylvania State University to West Chester.

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American Airlines offers flights from State College Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 96+ hotels available in West Chester. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pennsylvania State University to West Chester.
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  • Distance: 132.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

What companies run services between Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA and West Chester, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Pennsylvania State University to West Chester via State College, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, Norristown King Prussia, Pa, Norristown Transportation Center, and Plaza at King of Prussia in around 6 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
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 Paoli Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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 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
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Norristown King Prussia, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $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
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SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org

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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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