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Harrisburg to State College bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.36
Fastest time1h 50m
Trips per day3
Bus lines3
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Based on 1 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
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July 17, 2019Visiting friends
The driver was nice, the bus was spacious, and the ride was smooth and comfortable.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $27.43 was the low point for bus fares from Harrisburg to State College. Buses from State College to Harrisburg are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $27.43 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 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $10.18 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 7 minutes to cover the 101 kilometers (62 miles) from Harrisburg to State College. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 50 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Because many passengers travel from Harrisburg to State College at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Harrisburg?

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg to State College every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Harrisburg to State College; ticket prices start at $32.66.

What bus companies travel from Harrisburg to State College?

There are 3 bus lines from Harrisburg to State College. Greyhound offers the most choice in regards to departure time, with a couple of buses on its daily schedule.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway21h 51m$35.38
Greyhound21h 50m$33.10
Megabus22h 40m$28.27

Where does the bus leave from in Harrisburg?

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has two bus stations with service to State College, Pennsylvania:

  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr
  • Harrisburg Mall Parking - 3501 Paxton St

Where does the bus arrive in State College?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in State College, Pennsylvania:

  • Bus Terminal - 152 N Atherton St
  • SW Corner of Walmart Parking - 1665 N Atherton St

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