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There are 4 ways to get from State College to West Chester by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg 710 Pittsburgh / ...
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Paoli Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...

$46 - $103

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Bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to Philadelphia, PA

$27 - $43

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from State College to West Chester 169.3 miles

$16 - $24

Fly, line 104 bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from State College (SCE) to Philadelphia (PHL) SCE - PHL
  2. Take the line 104 bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St

$170 - $873

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The cheapest way to get from State College to West Chester is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from State College to West Chester is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from State College to West Chester. However, there are services departing from E. College Ave at S. Allen Street and arriving at Chestnut St & Darlington St via State College, PA, Market St & 30th St - FS and 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between State College and West Chester is 133 miles. The road distance is 169.3 miles.

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The best way to get from State College to West Chester without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs $45 - $110.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from State College to West Chester, including transfers.

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State College to West Chester bus services, operated by Megabus, 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 56 min.

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State College to West Chester bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Philadelphia, PA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between State College to West Chester is 169 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from State College to West Chester.

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  • Distance: 132.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between State College, PA, USA and West Chester, PA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from State College to West Chester twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Paoli Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
bus
Bus from State College to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org

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

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There are 98+ hotels available in West Chester. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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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 $14 - $17.

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