There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Harrisburg by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Harrisburg  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Harrisburg (MDT) BOS - MDT

$173 - $573

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...

$48 - $102

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Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak

$125 - $385

Train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$192 - $493

Train via New York Penn Station  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$170 - $443

Bus Lucky Star Bus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA

$57 - $61

Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Harrisburg 385.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Harrisburg is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Boston and Harrisburg is 337 miles. The road distance is 385.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Boston to Harrisburg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at N 6th St & Reily St via New York, S 13th St & Revere St and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Harrisburg Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 57 min.

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The nearest airport to Harrisburg is Harrisburg (MDT) Airport which is 8.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include Baltimore (BWI) (76.9 miles), Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) (81.1 miles), Philadelphia (PHL) (91.2 miles) and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) (95.7 miles).

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Boston to Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at South Station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Harrisburg.
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  • Distance: 336.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Harrisburg, PA, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Boston to Harrisburg every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Harrisburg via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak in around 7 h 57 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak 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
Train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Great Wall Bus
Bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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