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Journey Information

State College to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$69.44
Fastest time7h 30m
Trips per day4
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from State College to New York 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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 State College to New York?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $69.44 was the low point for bus fares from State College to New York. Buses from New York to State College are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $69.44 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 17 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $39.84 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 44 minutes to cover the 202 miles (325 kilometers) from State College, PA to New York, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 30 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?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave State College?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from State College to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from State College to New York 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.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from State College to New York; ticket prices start at $94.82.

What bus companies travel from State College to New York?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from State College, Pennsylvania to New York, New York. Of these two services, Fullington Trailways usually offers more choice, with 3 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fullington Trailways38h 44m$103.12
Greyhound212h 12m$84.33

Where does the bus leave from in State College?

Most buses depart from the main station in State College, Pennsylvania:

  • Bus Terminal - 152 N Atherton St

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in New York, New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Price trends for buses from State College to New York

Average prices by travel date

$120$80$40NovDec

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20JFMAMJJASOND

Prices as travel date approaches

$134$107$80$53$273020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from State College, PA to New York, NY
4.6
Based on 12 ratings and reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.3
Value
3.9
Condition
4.6
Vertna
5.0
November 13, 2019Regular commuter
Pros
Everything! The best driver yet. I wish I had him each week on min commute. He was friendly, extremely professional, and we arrived on time!!Everything! The best driver yet. I wish I had him each week on min commute. He was friendly, extremely professional, and we arrived on time!!
Cons
Nothing Nothing
Tips
Hoping you get that driver!Hoping you get that driver!
Dr. Vertna
4.0
September 26, 2019Regular commuter
Pros
The driver - had the same one as I did going. He's very nice. The driver - had the same one as I did going. He's very nice.
Cons
Megabus scheduling in taking into account weather. I missed my connection shuttle to my house and had to take the subway and a bus to get home. Megabus scheduling in taking into account weather. I missed my connection shuttle to my house and had to take the subway and a bus to get home.
Kelsey
5.0
September 25, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
So much fun! Beautiful drive.So much fun! Beautiful drive.
Iryna
3.0
June 21, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Bus came on time , little bit delay for arriving time but is okayBus came on time , little bit delay for arriving time but is okay
Cons
Comfort of seats, service, need plugs for charging port , my seat doesn’t have , I would be more happier if bus will be clean without strange smellsComfort of seats, service, need plugs for charging port , my seat doesn’t have , I would be more happier if bus will be clean without strange smells
Tips
Just make sure you came one of the first po pick the good seat, in that way you can choose best optionJust make sure you came one of the first po pick the good seat, in that way you can choose best option
Sioux
5.0
June 13, 2019Vacation
Pros
On time, clear announcements.On time, clear announcements.
Cons
Stuck in traffic so a late arrival - nothing the driver or bus can do about this though :-) Wifi intermittentStuck in traffic so a late arrival - nothing the driver or bus can do about this though :-) Wifi intermittent

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Fullington Express report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
2.5
Condition
4.5
Andrew
4.0
September 29, 2019Solo travel
Cons
Needs outletsNeeds outlets

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
5.0
Value
4.7
Condition
4.7
Keith
5.0
January 12, 2020Visiting family
Pros
The driver was kind, communicative, and effective. There was complimentary water and plenty of space. The price was in my budget and we arrived on time. The driver was kind, communicative, and effective. There was complimentary water and plenty of space. The price was in my budget and we arrived on time.
Cons
Wifi Access and Charging PortsWifi Access and Charging Ports
Tips
Bring a portable charger!Bring a portable charger!
Anna
5.0
December 2, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Fast and comfortable Fast and comfortable

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