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There are 4 ways to get from Bensalem to Harrisburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Cornwells Heights to 30th Street Station Trenton Line
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$36 - $73

Cheapest option

Line 50 bus, bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Street Rd & Knights Rd - MBNS to Frankford Transportation Center - Main Dropoff 20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...

$22 - $48

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Bensalem to Harrisburg 115.5 miles

$11 - $17

Train, fly  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Cornwells Heights to 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT

$184 - $448

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The cheapest way to get from Bensalem to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bensalem to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bensalem to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Street Rd & Knights Rd - MBNS and arriving at N 6th St & Reily St via Frankford Transportation Center-14-BLVDDIR-MFO, Philadelphia, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bensalem to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Cornwells Heights and arriving at Harrisburg Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Bensalem and Harrisburg is 103 miles. The road distance is 115.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bensalem to Harrisburg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Bensalem to Harrisburg, including transfers.

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Bensalem to Harrisburg bus services, operated by SEPTA, depart from Street Rd & Knights Rd - MBNS station.

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Bensalem to Harrisburg train services, operated by SEPTA, depart from Cornwells Heights station.

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The best way to get from Bensalem to Harrisburg is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $35 - $75. Alternatively, you can line 50 bus and bus, which costs $22 - $50 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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  • Distance: 103.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between Bensalem, PA, USA and Harrisburg, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Bensalem to Harrisburg via 30th Street Station and Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bensalem to Harrisburg via Frankford Transportation Center - Main Dropoff, Frankford Transportation Center-14-BLVDDIR-MFO, Market St & 11th St, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 5 h 13 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Train operators
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Street Rd & Knights Rd - MBNS to Frankford Transportation Center - Main Dropoff
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
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 Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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Bensalem to Harrisburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Harrisburg, Pa station.

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Bensalem to Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Harrisburg Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bensalem to Harrisburg is 116 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Bensalem to Harrisburg.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Harrisburg. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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