There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to State College by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to State College  •  1 h 14 min

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

$170 - $859

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 5 min

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

$30 - $46

4 alternative options

Fly to Williamsport, bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Williamsport (IPT) PHL - IPT
  2. Take the bus from Williamsport to State College, PA

$238 - $503

Train, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 4693 / ...

$52 - $112

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 4693 / ...

$40 - $98

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to State College 193.8 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to State College is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to State College is to fly which takes 1 h 14 min and costs $170 - $900.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and State College is 244 km. The road distance is 310 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to State College, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to State College. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B and arriving at State College, Pa via Phildelpha 2100 Broad, Pa, Philadelphia, Pa and Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 4 min.

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

American Airlines flies from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to State College 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to State College via Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS, Phildelpha 2100 Broad, Pa, Philadelphia, Pa, and Harrisburg, Pa in around 6 h 4 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Williamsport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Williamsport to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Greyhound USA
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week

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