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Journey Information

State College to Philadelphia coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£30.60
Shortest Duration4h 5m
Trips per day1
Coach lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from State College to Philadelphia 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 State College to Philadelphia?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £30.60 was the low point for coach fares from State College to Philadelphia. Coaches from Philadelphia to State College are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £30.60 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 13 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £19.82 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 6 hours and 39 minutes to cover the 153 miles (247 kilometers) from State College, PA to Philadelphia, PA. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 5 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 Philadelphia. 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 State College?

There is usually only one coach per day from State College to Philadelphia. It leaves the station in State College at 18:00 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 State College to Philadelphia. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct coach, meaning that you do not have to get on a different coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from State College to Philadelphia; ticket prices start at £46.29.

What coach companies travel from State College to Philadelphia?

There are 3 coach lines from State College, Pennsylvania to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fullington Trailways offers the most choice in regards to departure time, with a couple of coaches on its daily schedule.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fullington Trailways27h 2m£49.11
Greyhound15h 11m£33.27
OurBus14h 5m£39.23

Where does the coach leave from in State College?

State College, Pennsylvania has two coach stations with service to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

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

Where does the coach arrive in Philadelphia?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
  • University City -- Ludlow St

Price trends for coaches from State College to Philadelphia

Average prices by travel date

£59£39£20OctNov

Monthly average prices

£39£31£24£16£8NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

£59£47£35£24£123020100

coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from State College, PA to Philadelphia, PA
4.7
Based on 6 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 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
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Fullington Express report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.8
Staff
4.6
Value
3.8
Condition
4.8
Rogier
4.0
21 December 2019Solo travel
Pros
all good
Cons
the wi fi signal
Tips
the trip was pleasant
Paige
5.0
11 October 2019Visiting family
Pros
The staff was so friendly and the trip was effortless and comfortable!
Tugce
5.0
30 August 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It was one of the best bus trips I have ever had. Thank you very much.

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