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Newark-State College Bus Schedule

Journey Information

Newark to State College bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$49.00
Shortest Duration4h 55m
Trips per day2
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Newark 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. 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 Newark to State College?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $49.00 was the low point for bus fares from Newark to State College. Buses from State College to Newark are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $49.00 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 bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 13 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $21.60 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 57 minutes to cover the 193 miles (311 kilometers) from Newark, NJ to State College, PA. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 55 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?

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

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Newark?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from Newark to State College, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Newark to State College. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Newark to State College; ticket prices start at $71.00.

What bus companies travel from Newark to State College?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Newark, New Jersey to State College, Pennsylvania. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 2 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fullington Trailways18h 59m$57.50
Greyhound210h 9m$54.30

Where does the bus leave from in Newark?

Most buses depart from the main station in Newark, New Jersey:

  • Penn Station

Where does the bus arrive in State College?

All buses from Newark arrive at one main station in State College, Pennsylvania:

  • Bus Terminal - 152 N Atherton St

Price trends for buses from Newark to State College

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Newark, NJ to State College, PA
4.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Shreel
4.0
September 29, 2019Regular commuter
Pros
Near by my place pick up location and drop
Cons
I saw price then by the time booking changes charge more

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