There are 6 ways to get from State College to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly from State College  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from State College (SCE) to Boston (BOS) SCE - BOS

$216 - $623

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to New York, NY Via State College
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$29 - $72

4 alternative options

Bus to Harrisburg, fly  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Boston (BOS) MDT - BOS

$188 - $599

Bus, train  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak

$205 - $535

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to New York, Ny 4692
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2504 / ...

$51 - $137

Drive  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Drive from State College to Boston 441 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from State College to Boston is to bus which costs $28 - $75 and takes 11 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from State College to Boston is to fly which costs $210 - $650 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between State College and Boston is 370 miles. The road distance is 441 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from State College to Boston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from State College to Boston. However, there are services departing from State College, Pa and arriving at Boston, Ma via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between State College, PA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from State College to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from State College to Boston via New York, Ny in around 11 h 22 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from State College to Boston via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Harrisburg to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Harrisburg to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from State College to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from State College to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from State College to Boston via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Harrisburg to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from State College to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 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
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from State College, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
bus
Bus from State College to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from State College, PA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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