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There are 5 ways to get from Arlington to Harrisburg by bus, car, subway, plane or train

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Bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...

$22 - $47

4 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Harrisburg 117.9 miles

$11 - $17

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Harrisburg  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Harrisburg (MDT) IAD - MDT

$189 - $422

Subway to Baltimore, fly to Lancaster, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Lancaster (LNS) BWI - LNS
  3. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station

$70 - $304

Fly Washington Dulles to State College, bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to State College (SCE) IAD - SCE
  2. Take the bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg

$297 - $666

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The cheapest way to get from Arlington to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Arlington and Harrisburg is 98 miles. The road distance is 117.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Harrisburg without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 58 min and costs $21 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Arlington to Harrisburg, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington to Harrisburg is 118 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to drive from Arlington to Harrisburg.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Harrisburg. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arlington to Harrisburg.
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  • Distance: 97.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Arlington, VA, USA and Harrisburg, PA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Arlington to Harrisburg twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lancaster Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
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bus
Bus from State College to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week

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