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There are 8 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to State College by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train, bus via Philadelphia 30th Street Station  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA 704

$147 - $370

Cheapest option

Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Hudson
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to State College, Pa 4693 / ...

$33 - $110

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA 704

$82 - $205

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie to New York, Ny Rhinebeck-NY / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to State College, PA

$51 - $81

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to State College 263.8 miles

$25 - $40

Fly from Newburgh  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Newburgh (SWF) to State College (SCE) SWF - SCE

$211 - $1,036

Train, train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE

$273 - $1,134

Train, train to New Haven, fly  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St.
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to New Haven
  3. Fly from New Haven (HVN) to State College (SCE) HVN - SCE

$158 - $693

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to State College is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to State College is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and State College is 215 miles. The road distance is 263.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to State College without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 30 min and costs $140 - $370.

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It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to get from Poughkeepsie to State College, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to State College is to bus which takes 9 h and costs $50 - $85. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $210 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Newburgh Airport to State College Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 21 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to State College is 264 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to State College.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Newburgh Airport to State College Airport.

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There are 77+ hotels available in State College. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie to State College.
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  • Distance: 215.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and State College, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to State College via New York, Ny, Times Sq - 42 St, 28 St, New York, NY, State College, PA, and North Atherton Place at Walmart in around 9 h. Alternatively, Delta and American Airlines fly from Poughkeepsie to State College every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newburgh to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from New Haven to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New Haven to State College via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newburgh to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
Business Seat
$65
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $110
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $27
Train from Poughkeepsie to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$23 - $26
Train from Harlem-125th St. to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$22 - $25
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 New York, Ny to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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