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Flights to State College in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inFebruaryHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inJulyBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price$358Average for round-trip flights in May 2021
Round-trip from$375From Las Vegas to State College
One-way from$10One-way flight from Las Vegas to State College

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to State College right now?

There are currently restrictions on flights to State College along with the rest of United States. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Entry requirements

All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form. Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.​​ Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

All other info

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

If you are looking to book a trip to State College and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.
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Cheapest Prices for State College flights by month

The cheapest ticket to State College found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$364
February
$364
March
$339
April
$365
May
$383
June
$388
July
$375
August
$386
September
$356
October
$368
November
$360
December
$338
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to State College is currently December; with June being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to State College?

Average State College University Park flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LAS - SCE
Price
$338 - $454
SCE
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
SCE
Rainfall
0 - 0.08 inches
December is typically the best time to fly to State College, but there are other times where great deals are available. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to State College then July is statistically the hottest. August is historically the period with most rainfall.

Which day is cheapest to fly to State College?

Friday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to State College. Flying on Monday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to State College?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to State College. Flights at noon are usually the most expensive.

How long are flights to State College, Pennsylvania?

University Park Airport serves State College, Bellefonte, and the surrounding areas. Nearly 300,000 passengers flew in or out of University Park Airport in 2018, making it one of the busiest public airports in Pennsylvania.

The airport is served by three regional airline carriers—American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express—each with relatively close regional hub airports for easy connecting flights to State College.

Flight lengths vary depending upon the departure city as well as that city’s respective hub airport.

Boston flights out of Logan International Airport take around 3h 30m, including a connecting flight from Dulles. New York flights have similar flight times, including flights from LaGuardia and Newark International Airports. Atlanta flights take slightly longer, averaging around 4h 45m with a connecting flight in Detroit.

Flights out of Dallas-Fort Worth can take anywhere from just under five hours to 6h 41m; as Dallas-Fort Worth offers flights from all three regional airline carries, passengers can expect connecting flights out of Chicago, Philadelphia or Detroit, respectively.

Denver flights can take as little as five hours, but most average around seven hours. Phoenix flights can take anywhere from just over six hours to just under eight hours.

Most Los Angeles flights to University Park Airport take around 7h 35m but can easily exceed eight hours. San Francisco flight lengths are similar. Seattle flights average around eight hours but may exceed 11 hours if two connecting flights are required.

Where can you get direct flights to University Park Airport?

Direct flights to University Park Airport are available at all regional hub airports—Philadelphia, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Detroit, as well as Orlando and Clearwater, via Allegiant Air. Nonstop from hub airport cities are all relatively short, averaging around an hour to just under two hours. Allegiant Air flights from Orlando and Clearwater both average just over two hours.

How do you get from University Park Airport to Penn State and the State College city center?

The city center of State College is called the Downtown State College Improvement District. University Park Airport is slightly closer to the Penn State campus, but only by a few minutes.

It takes just 15 minutes to reach the campus from the airport by car; downtown takes around 25 minutes, depending upon traffic and road closures.

The best way to get around is by car; as it is a big college town, rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft are a very popular way to get around because they’re accessible via smartphones and relatively inexpensive.

Taxis and shuttles are available at University Park Airport; the airport features a phone board listing direct lines to taxi services and hotel shuttles near the baggage terminal for easy reference.

What are some things to do in State College?

The Penn State campus is packed with museums, a beautiful arboretum featuring hundreds of green and flowering plants, reflecting pools, the Palmer Museum of Art, Beaver Stadium, home to Penn State’s Nittany Lions football team, and the Bryce Jordan Center, a 15,000+ seat amphitheater featuring live concerts and special events.

While Penn State dominates the local culture—especially during football season—there are lots of fun, exciting and unique things to do throughout Centre County all year long. Just outside of downtown State College lies one of the area’s second-best-known attractions, Mount Nittany. While the climb to the summit is steep, hikers can experience some of the best views in the state, including the Penn State campus and the verdant countryside that surrounds it. Penn’s Cave, a winding, water-filled cavern, features some of the most incredible, natural rock formations. Daily boat tours make exploration effortless. Sproul State Forest features two rushing waterfalls and hundreds of incredible hiking trails. Black Moshannon State Park features the largest reconstituted bog in the state.

The Columbus Chapel and Boal Mansion, located in nearby Boalsburg, features some of the most unusual and priceless artifacts in the entire state, including a sea chest once owned by Christopher Columbus, a lock of Napoleon Bonaparte’s hair and relics from the Crusades.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to University Park Regional Airport?

Passports are not necessary for any flights within the United States. U.S. citizens only need a photo ID, typically a state-issued driver’s license, to board commercial flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to State College?

Travelers will need to book flights to University Park (SCE) if they wish to fly to State College. The State College airport is 3.9 mi from the city center.

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