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

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Fly, train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from State College (SCE) to Philadelphia (PHL) SCE - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center

$193 - $914

Cheapest option

Bus OurBus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to New York, NY State College - New York Route

$21 - $38

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 48 min

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

$115 - $305

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Newark, Nj 4692

$29 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from State College to Newark 228.4 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from State College to New Jersey is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from State College to New Jersey is to fly and train which costs $190 - $950 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from State College, Pa and arriving at Newark, Nj. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between State College and New Jersey is 189 miles. The road distance is 228.4 miles.

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The best way to get from State College to New Jersey without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 48 min and costs $110 - $310.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from State College to New Jersey, including transfers.

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State College to New Jersey bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from State College, Pa station.

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

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State College to New Jersey bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Newark, Nj station.

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Yes, the driving distance between State College to New Jersey is 228 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from State College to New Jersey.

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

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Book your State College to New Jersey bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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  • Distance: 189.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

What companies run services between State College, PA, USA and New Jersey, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from State College to Newark every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
59 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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
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 Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
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

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
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 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 Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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
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

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