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There are 4 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to State College (SCE) IAD - SCE

$275 - $597

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA 704 / ...

$44 - $102

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA 704

$130 - $312

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College 210.4 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College is to fly which costs $270 - $600 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at State College, PA via 7Th St & Independence Ave Sw, E St Nw & 11Th St Nw, Washington, Dc and Harrisburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and State College is 130 miles. The road distance is 210.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 10 min and costs $40 - $110.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College is to fly which takes 1 h 22 min and costs $270 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $110 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to State College Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College bus services, operated by Fullington Trailways, arrive at State College, PA station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College.
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  • Distance: 129.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and State College, PA, USA?

United Airlines flies from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw, 7Th St & Independence Ave Sw, Pennsylvania Ave Nw & 12Th St Nw, E St Nw & 11Th St Nw, Massachusetts Ave & First St Ne, Washington, Dc, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 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
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 Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
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bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College is 210 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to State College.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to State College Airport.

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There are 84+ hotels available in State College. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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