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State College to Philadelphia bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$4.99
Shortest Duration3h 45m
Trips per day4
bus carriers3
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for State College to Philadelphia
4.7
Based on 6 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
December 21, 2019Solo travel
Pros
all good
Cons
the wi fi signal
Tips
the trip was pleasant
Paige
5.0
October 11, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The staff was so friendly and the trip was effortless and comfortable!
Tugce
5.0
August 30, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It was one of the best bus trips I have ever had. Thank you very much.

How much does a bus ticket from State College to Philadelphia cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from State College to Philadelphia were $24.50.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from State College to Philadelphia is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 17 days out, tickets are on average $8.48 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from State College to Philadelphia?

The distance between State College and Philadelphia is approximately 153.36 miles, or 246.75 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 5 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from State College to Philadelphia?

The busiest time of the week for travel from State College to Philadelphia by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Sunday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from State College to Philadelphia?

On average there are 4 scheduled bus trips per day. Fullington Trailways has the most regularly scheduled departures from State College to Philadelphia, with an average of 2 trips per day and 55 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from State College to Philadelphia. Of the 4 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Philadelphia.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from State College to Philadelphia start at $58.00.

3 carriers offer State College to Philadelphia bus trips

Fullington Trailways

Book Fullington Trailways from State College to Philadelphia from $18.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Fullington Trailways from State College to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay $27.83 for a Fullington Trailways ticket to Philadelphia. In State College, Fullington Trailways departs to Philadelphia from Bus Terminal - 152 N Atherton St, In Philadelphia, Fullington Trailways arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St,

An average trip on Fullington Trailways from State College to Philadelphia takes 6 hours and 12 minutes, while the fastest available Fullington Trailways trip will get you to Philadelphia in 3 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Fullington Trailways offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $31.54 for a weekend trip to Philadelphia.

Restroom
Avg. Time
6h 12m
Avg. Price
$27.83

Megabus

Book Megabus from State College to Philadelphia from $4.99. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from State College to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay $27.66 for a Megabus ticket to Philadelphia. In State College, Megabus departs to Philadelphia from SW Corner of Walmart Parking - 1665 N Atherton St, In Philadelphia, Megabus arrives at 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd,

An average trip on Megabus from State College to Philadelphia takes 4 hours and 29 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Philadelphia in 3 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $29.92 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 29m
Avg. Price
$27.66

Fullington Express

Book Fullington Express from State College to Philadelphia from $50.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Fullington Express from State College to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay $53.84 for a Fullington Express ticket to Philadelphia. In State College, Fullington Express departs to Philadelphia from Bus Terminal - 152 N Atherton St, In Philadelphia, Fullington Express arrives at 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd,

An average trip on Fullington Express from State College to Philadelphia takes 3 hours and 51 minutes, while the fastest available Fullington Express trip will get you to Philadelphia in 3 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Fullington Express offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $54.06 for a weekend trip to Philadelphia.

Restroom
Avg. Time
3h 51m
Avg. Price
$53.84

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Philadelphia will depart from these stations in State College:
  • Bus Terminal - 152 N Atherton St
  • SW Corner of Walmart Parking - 1665 N Atherton St
Buses arrive in Philadelphia at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Philadelphia for trips arriving from State College:
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
  • 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd