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There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Pennsylvania State University by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE

$168 - $858

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 17 min

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

$27 - $39

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA 704 / ...

$52 - $117

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from 30th Station to Allentown Philadelphia / ...
  2. Take the bus from Allentown, Pa to State College, Pa 4693

$48 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Pennsylvania State University 195 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Pennsylvania State University is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Pennsylvania State University is to fly which costs $160 - $900 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Pennsylvania State University is 152 miles. The road distance is 195 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Pennsylvania State University without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 28 min and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Pennsylvania State University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Pennsylvania State University is to fly which takes 1 h 12 min and costs $160 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $40 and takes 7 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to State College Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 1 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Pennsylvania State University is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Pennsylvania State University.

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

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There are 83+ hotels available in Pennsylvania State University. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Pennsylvania State University.
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  • Distance: 152.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Pennsylvania State University 4 times a day. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Pennsylvania State University twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.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 Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Allentown, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Bieber Transportation Group
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Allentown, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com

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