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There are 5 ways to get from Washington to Pennsylvania State University by bus, car, subway, plane, train or taxi

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Bus  •  6h 16m

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

$32 - $84

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Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Washington to Pennsylvania State University 214.6 miles

$21 - $35

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to State College  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to State College (SCE) IAD - SCE

$281 - $626

Train to Baltimore, fly to Altoona, taxi  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Altoona (AOO) BWI - AOO
  3. Take a taxi from Altoona to Pennsylvania State University

$203 - $370

Train to Philadelphia, fly to State College  •  4h 30m

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

$263 - $1,119

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Pennsylvania State University is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Pennsylvania State University is to subway and fly which costs $280 - $650 and takes 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Pennsylvania State University. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at State College, PA via Harrisburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 16m.

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The distance between Washington and Pennsylvania State University is 140 miles. The road distance is 214.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Pennsylvania State University without a car is to bus which takes 6h 16m and costs $30 - $85.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Washington to Pennsylvania State University, including transfers.

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Washington to Pennsylvania State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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

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Washington to Pennsylvania State University bus services, operated by Fullington Trailways, arrive at State College, PA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Pennsylvania State University is 215 miles. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Washington to Pennsylvania State University.

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  • Distance: 139.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 16m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Pennsylvania State University via Harrisburg, Pa, Harrisburg, and State College, PA in around 6h 16m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Altoona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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
3h 10m
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
1h 50m
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
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Other operators
Taxi from Altoona to Pennsylvania State University
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Blue & White Taxi
Phone
+1 814-941-2711
Blair Cab Inc
Phone
+1 814-944-6105

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

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