There are 6 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  •  3 h 48 min

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

$176 - $820

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  12 h 26 min

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

$67 - $118

4 alternative options

Bus  •  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

$69 - $164

Bus, train  •  12 h 50 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 - $213

Bus, train via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak  •  13 h 34 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 Washington Union Station Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak

$185 - $489

Drive  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Drive from State College to Raleigh 490.7 miles

$45 - $70

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from State College to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from State College to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from State College to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from State College to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
bus
Bus from State College to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
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Refundable
$25 - $35
Bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Refundable
$24 - $35

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from State College to Raleigh?

The distance between State College and Raleigh is 562 km. The road distance is 785 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from State College to Raleigh?

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

What is the fastest way to get from State College to Raleigh?

The quickest way to get from State College to Raleigh is to fly which takes 3 h 48 min and costs $170 - $850.

Is there a direct bus between State College and Raleigh?

No, there is no direct bus from State College to Raleigh. 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.

How long does it take to get from State College to Raleigh?

It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from State College to Raleigh, including transfers.