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Altoona to State College bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$34.02
Fastest time1h 5m
Trips per day2
Bus lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Altoona 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 Altoona to State College?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $34.02 was the low point for bus fares from Altoona to State College. Buses from State College to Altoona are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $34.02 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. You should book at least 1 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $3.81 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 5 minutes to cover the 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Altoona to State College. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 5 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

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

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in State College. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Altoona?

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Altoona to State College, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Altoona to State College. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Altoona to State College?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Altoona to State College. Of these two services, Amtrak Thruway usually offers more choice, with 2 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway21h 5m$34.02
Greyhound21h 5m$43.54

Where does the bus leave from in Altoona?

Most buses depart from the main station in Altoona, Pennsylvania:

  • 1231 11th Ave

Where does the bus arrive in State College?

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

  • Bus Terminal - 152 N Atherton St

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