There are 5 ways to get from State College to Long Island by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to New York, NY State College - New York Route
  2. Take the bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Airport Connection - EB Eastbound

$39 - $94

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Bus, train Amtrak  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma

$72 - $102

Bus Megabus, train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to New York, NY Via State College
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$41 - $67

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from State College to Centereach 293.7 miles

$28 - $45

Fly  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from State College (SCE) to Islip (ISP) SCE - ISP

$346 - $1,819

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from State College to Long Island. However, there are services departing from State College, PA and arriving at Williams Boulevard via 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St and Expressway Drive North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 23 min.

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The distance between State College and Long Island is 252 miles. The road distance is 293.7 miles.

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The best way to get from State College to Long Island without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 23 min to get from State College to Long Island, including transfers.

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State College to Long Island bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from State College, PA station.

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The best way to get from State College to Long Island is to bus which takes 8 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 4 h 59 min.

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There is no direct flight from State College Airport to Islip Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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State College to Long Island bus services, operated by Hampton Luxury Liner, arrive at Airport Connection - EB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between State College to Long Island is 294 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to drive from State College to Long Island.

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American Airlines offers flights from State College Airport to Islip Airport.

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Map of how to get from State College to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 252.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 23 min

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

You can take a bus from State College to Centereach via New York, NY, 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St, Airport Connection - EB, and Expressway Drive North in around 8 h 23 min. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from State College to Holbrook 3 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Islip via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
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 Harrisburg Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$44
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$44
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from State College, PA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Airport Connection - EB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
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 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
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
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The best way to get from State College to State College Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs .

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