There are 5 ways to get from State College to Raleigh 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  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from State College (SCE) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) SCE - RDU

$176 - $820

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc
  3. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC

$59 - $123

3 alternative options

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
  4. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc

$70 - $172

Bus, train  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak

$82 - $220

Drive  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Drive from State College to Raleigh 490.7 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from State College to Raleigh is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from State College to Raleigh is to fly which costs $170 - $850 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between State College and Raleigh is 352 miles. The road distance is 490.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from State College to Raleigh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from State College to Raleigh station. However, there are services departing from State College, Pa and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Harrisburg, Pa, Baltimore Downtown, Md, Richmond, Va and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 39 min.

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There is no direct flight from State College Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 37 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from State College to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 351.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between State College, PA, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from State College to Raleigh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from State College to Raleigh via Harrisburg, Pa, Baltimore Downtown, Md, Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc, and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd in around 11 h 39 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from State College to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from State College to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from State College to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from State College to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from State College to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from State College to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
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 Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
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
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bus
Bus from State College to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week

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