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Washington DC-State College Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

Washington DC to State College coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£30.60
Shortest Duration13h 24m
Trips per day1
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Washington 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 coach 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, coach 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 coach ticket from Washington DC to State College?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £51.00 was the low point for coach fares from Washington to State College. Coaches from State College to Washington DC are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £51.00 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 3 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £6.43 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 15 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 137 miles (221 kilometers) from Washington, DC to State College, PA. However, the fastest coach only takes 13 hours and 24 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Washington DC?

There is usually only one coach per day from Washington DC to State College. It leaves the station in Washington DC at 03:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many coaches are there each day?

There is usually only one coach per day from Washington DC to State College. However, it is not a direct coach, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change coaches during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Washington DC to State College; ticket prices start at £69.05.

What coach companies travel from Washington DC to State College?

There is one coach company that operates from Washington DC to State College. Greyhound is the only company to provide coach transportation at the moment. It only operates one coach trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound115h 27m£51.71

Where does the coach leave from in Washington DC?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Washington, District of Columbia:

  • Union Station

Where does the coach arrive in State College?

All coaches from Washington DC arrive at one main station in State College, Pennsylvania:

  • Bus Terminal - 152 N Atherton St

Price trends for coaches from Washington DC to State College

Monthly average prices

£59£47£35£24£12JFMAMJJASOND

Prices as travel date approaches

£59£47£35£24£123020100

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