Travel from Philadelphia to Penn-State-Altoona

Bus or train from Philadelphia to Penn State Altoona?

Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to Penn State Altoona once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 27 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Philadelphia to Penn State Altoona 5 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Philadelphia to Penn State Altoona

From Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak train to Altoona Amtrak then taxi to Penn State Altoona. 4 h 31 min $88. From Philadelphia, PA bus to Toys R Us @ Pickup Window, line 013 bus to Harrisburg, PA, bus to Altoona, PA, then taxi to Penn State Altoona. 7 h 38 min $66. From Philadelphia drive to Penn State Altoona. 4 h 2 min $28. From Suburban Station train to Philadelphia airport, fly to State College airport, then taxi to Penn State Altoona. 3 h 18 min $528. From Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak train to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, bus to Baltimore airport, fly to Altoona airport, then taxi to Penn State Altoona. 3 h 57 min $269.
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    Philadelphia to Penn State Altoona:

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      1 Train
      • One-Way approx: USD $51 - $119
      • Duration: 4 h 31 min
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      • One-Way approx: USD $38 - $77
      • Duration: 7 h 38 min
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      3 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $23 - $35
      • Duration: 4 h 2 min
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        • Duration: 4 h 2 min
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      4 Fly Philadelphia to State College, taxi
      • One-Way approx: USD $243 - $968
      • Duration: 3 h 18 min
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        4 Fly Philadelphia to State College, taxi
        • One-Way approx: USD $243 - $968
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      5 Train to Baltimore, fly to Altoona
      • One-Way approx: USD $155 - $352
      • Duration: 3 h 57 min
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        5 Train to Baltimore, fly to Altoona
        • One-Way approx: USD $155 - $352
        • Duration: 3 h 57 min
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