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Albany to State College bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$81.64
Fastest time10h 35m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Albany to State College right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Albany to State College?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $83.00 was the low point for bus fares from Albany to State College. Buses from State College to Albany are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $83.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 11 hours and 44 minutes to cover the 398 kilometers (248 miles) from Albany to State College. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 35 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to State College at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to State College, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Albany?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Albany to State College, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Albany to State College every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

What bus companies travel from Albany to State College?

There is one bus company that operates from Albany to State College. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound311h 44m$122.69

Where does the bus leave from in Albany?

Most buses depart from the main station in Albany, New York:

  • Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St

Where does the bus arrive in State College?

All buses from Albany arrive at one main station in State College, Pennsylvania:

  • Bus Terminal - 152 N Atherton St

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