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Harrisburg-State College Bus Schedule
Harrisburg to State College bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||1h 45m|
|Trips per day||5|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg to State College?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $25.30 was the low point for bus fares from Harrisburg to State College. Buses from State College to Harrisburg are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $25.30 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 3 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $1.93 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 1 hour 50 minutes to cover the 62 miles (101 kilometers) from Harrisburg, PA to State College, PA. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 45 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Harrisburg to State College at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. 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, 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 Harrisburg?
The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Harrisburg to State College, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Harrisburg to State College every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Pennsylvania to Pennsylvania without transferring.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Harrisburg to State College; ticket prices start at $24.00.
What bus companies travel from Harrisburg to State College?
There are 3 bus lines from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to State College, Pennsylvania. Amtrak Thruway offers the most choice in regards to departure time, with a couple of buses on its daily schedule.
Where does the bus leave from in Harrisburg?
Most buses depart from the main station in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:
- Harrisburg Transp Ctr
Where does the bus arrive in State College?
All buses from Harrisburg arrive at one main station in State College, Pennsylvania:
- Bus Terminal - 152 N Atherton St
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