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There are 6 ways to get from Princeton to Pennsylvania State University by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  7 h 23 min

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

$48 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to State College, PA

$36 - $74

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Philadelphia 30th Street Station  •  7 h 26 min

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

$68 - $154

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to State College, Pa 4693

$64 - $116

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Pennsylvania State University 226.2 miles

$22 - $35

Line 606 bus, train, fly  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE

$192 - $917

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Pennsylvania State University is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Pennsylvania State University is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Pennsylvania State University is 172 miles. The road distance is 226.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Pennsylvania State University without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 23 min and costs $45 - $140.

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Princeton to Pennsylvania State University, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to State College Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Pennsylvania State University is 226 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to drive from Princeton 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 76+ hotels available in Pennsylvania State University. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Pennsylvania State University.
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  • Distance: 171.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Princeton to Pennsylvania State University via New York Port Authority, Times Sq - 42 St, 28 St, New York, NY, State College, PA, North Atherton Place at Walmart, and Pattee Transit Center Eastbound in around 8 h 39 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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 Trenton Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
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
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
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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 Newark, Nj to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
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Bus from New York, NY to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Book at
megabus.com

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