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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity coaches per day from State College to New York. Traveling by coach from State College to New York usually takes around 7 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest Fullington Trailways coach can make the trip in 5 hours,

Distance202 mi (325 km)
Shortest duration5h 0m
Cheapest price£37.93
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFullington Trailways
Coach lines3

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from State College to New York

(Based on 13 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Liat Helen

23 October 2022- Business

Fullington Trailways

Pros: I like that they have multiple chose of hours and the trip wasn’t overcrowded. Cons: They can improve with a stop in a place to go to the bathroom and buy food . Tips: Try to come with snack .

Pros: I like that they have multiple chose of hours and the trip wasn’t overcrowded. Cons: They can improve with a stop in a place to go to the bathroom and buy food . Tips: Try to come with snack .

5.0

Keith

12 January 2020- Visiting family

OurBus

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. Cons: Wifi Access and Charging Ports. Tips: Bring a portable charger!

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. Cons: Wifi Access and Charging Ports. Tips: Bring a portable charger!

5.0

Anna

2 December 2019- Solo travel

OurBus

Fast and comfortable

Fast and comfortable

5.0

Vertna

13 November 2019- Regular commuter

Megabus

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!! Cons: Nothing. Tips: Hoping you get that driver!

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!! Cons: Nothing. Tips: Hoping you get that driver!

4.0

Andrew

29 September 2019- Solo travel

Fullington Express

Needs outlets

Needs outlets

How much is a coach ticket from State College to New York?

£41.55 is the average price of a coach ticket from State College to New York. Any tickets cheaper than £41.55 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a coach ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

£61£40£20JanFeb

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from State College to New York is expected to range from £44 to £57. If you are looking to travel to New York within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £44. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £44 and can be found on 31 January 2023.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in September. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £52 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from State College to New York in March, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £61 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 16 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £26.21 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from State College to New York?

There are 3 bus lines from State College to New York available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. Each of these companies only runs one bus per day. The following table helps you compare your available choices:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US213h 35m£71.81
Fullington Trailways17h 38m£56.36
Greyhound17h 6m£48.00
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from State College to New York, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Fullington Trailways

    Fullington Trailways

    Originally founded in 1908, Fullington Trailways is one of the oldest transportation companies in the United States. Today, it's one of the leading intercity bus carriers within the Trailways network and provides cheap, reliable bus service to several metropolitan destinations, including New York City and Philadelphia. All coaches are equipped with clean restrooms, and Fullington Trailways earned a 2022 Wanderu Passengers' Choice Award for their helpful crew.

  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide coach carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from State College to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 7 hours and 6 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from £38.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from State College to New York during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the coach or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from State College to New York?

The coach takes an average of 7 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 202 miles from State College to New York. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

"Because many passengers travel from State College to New York at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to New York, book your ticket for the last day of the week."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave State College?

The first coach leaves at 09:00 and the last coach leaves at 13:00. To see the times for all coaches from State College to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach departures serve New York each day?

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from State College to New York. One coach is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting coach at any point.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from State College to New York; ticket prices start at £61.34.

City Information

State College

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State College is a college town, hence the name. It is home to Penn State University, one of the largest universities in the United States. As expected, most of the businesses in the area are there to serve the academic clientele, particularly the professors and students living in the area (if you’re one of them, you might want to check out our recommended destinations for college students).

One of the most popular events in State College is the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, which draws over a hundred thousand visitors each year. Aside from Penn State University, the city's major attractions are The Arboretum and the Beaver Stadium.

If you're into culture, history, and the arts, you should check out the Palmer Museum of Art, Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania, and Centre County Historical Society.

While at State College, be sure to try out the waffles at The Original Waffle Shop. Other good places to dine are the Berkey Creamery, Allen Street Grill, and Federal Taphouse. Finally, for some good drinks, stop by Otto's Pub and Brewery.

Getting around State College is a breeze. The local airport, University Park Airport, is a mere 5 miles away from campus. In addition, Greyhound, Fullington Trailways, and Amtrak Thruway run regularly scheduled bus services from State College to Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, New York City, and beyond.

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in State College?

Main departure station: Bus Terminal - 152 N Atherton St

The State College Bus Terminal, commonly referred to as the Greyhound station, is on the southern part of the Penn State University campus. The stop has a bit of covering for waiting passengers, but otherwise, you'll want to find most food and amenities elsewhere on campus. Although there is an adorable photo stand-in for anyone wanting a cute family photo while waiting for your bus to Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, or anywhere else in Pennsylvania and beyond.

All coach stations in State College:

  • Bus Terminal - 152 N Atherton St

  • 152 N Atherton St.

Where does the coach arrive in New York?

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Main arrival station: Port Authority Bus Station

Port Authority Bus Terminal is the largest bus station in New York City. First opened in 1950, it is the main Manhattan bus stop for various regional and nationwide bus carriers that provide intercity transportation to and from NYC such as Greyhound, NY Trailways, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and Ourbus, among many others. Port Authority’s central location just steps away from Times Square provides easy connections to various other forms of transportation, including 13 lines of the NYC Subway, 11 lines of the NYC Bus, over 60 lines of the NJ Transit Bus, and shuttle services to each of the three airports in New York’s metropolitan area. At the terminal, you will find a variety of fast food restaurants and convenience stores, as well as a USPS branch and a bowling alley.

Coach stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • Port Authority - 301 W 41st St

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

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