There are 7 ways to get from State College to Ann Arbor by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from State College (SCE) to Detroit (DTW) SCE - DTW

$151 - $778

Cheapest option

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Cleveland, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  4. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi

$68 - $151

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  4. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi

$84 - $198

Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway via Detroit Amtrak  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Toledo, OH Amtrak to Detroit, MI - Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Ann Arbor Amtrak

Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Toledo, OH Amtrak to Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak

Bus  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi

$68 - $179

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from State College to Ann Arbor 391.5 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from State College to Ann Arbor is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from State College to Ann Arbor is to fly which costs $150 - $800 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from State College to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from E. College Ave at S. Allen Street and arriving at Ann Arbor, Mi via State College, PA, Pittsburgh, Pa, Cleveland, Oh and Detroit, Mi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 49 min.

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The distance between State College and Ann Arbor is 323 miles. The road distance is 391.5 miles.

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The best way to get from State College to Ann Arbor without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 49 min and costs $65 - $160.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from State College to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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State College to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from State College, Pa station.

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The best way to get from State College to Ann Arbor is to fly which takes 2 h 34 min and costs $150 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $160 and takes 12 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from State College Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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State College to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ann Arbor, Mi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between State College to Ann Arbor is 391 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to drive from State College to Ann Arbor.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from State College Airport to Detroit Airport.

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  • Distance: 322.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

What companies run services between State College, PA, USA and Ann Arbor, MI, USA?

Delta and United Airlines fly from State College to Ann Arbor 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from State College to Ann Arbor via North Atherton Place at McDonalds, State College, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, Pa, Cleveland, Oh, and Detroit, Mi in around 12 h 49 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from State College to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from State College to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $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 Pittsburgh Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Ann Arbor Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from State College, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo, OH Amtrak to Detroit, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo, OH Amtrak to Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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