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

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Train, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 4693 / ...

$53 - $123

Cheapest option

Train, bus Megabus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton to 30th Street Station Trenton Line
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to State College, PA

$30 - $47

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Train, bus via Trenton Transit Center  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 4693 / ...

$46 - $124

Bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from S Warren St At W State St to Market St At 8Th St 409
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704

$39 - $100

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 Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE

$192 - $917

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Pennsylvania State University. However, there are services departing from Nassau St At Palmer Square and arriving at Curtin Rd at McCoy Natatorium via S Warren St At W State St, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa and N Atherton St at Walker Building. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 52 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 6 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Princeton to Pennsylvania State University, including transfers.

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Princeton to Pennsylvania State University bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from S Warren St At W State St station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to State College Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Princeton to Pennsylvania State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at State College, Pa station.

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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 83+ hotels available in Pennsylvania State University. Prices start at $79 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: 6 h 34 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 W State St At S Warren St, S Warren St At W State St, Market St At 8Th St, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, State College, Pa, N Atherton St at Walker Building, and Curtin Rd at McCoy Natatorium in around 8 h 52 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Harrisburg Amtrak
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 Transit Center 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
Bus operators
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
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
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from S Warren St At W State St to Market St At 8Th St
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com

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