There are 6 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. BOS - MDT

$173 - $559

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 8 min

  1. 2561 / ...
  2. 1683 / ...

$51 - $125

4 alternative options

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. BOS - PHL

$125 - $369

Train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Acela Express
  2. Keystone Service / ...

$192 - $493

Bus Lucky Star Bus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Boston

$57 - $61

Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. 385.6 miles

$35 - $55

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Air Canada fly from Boston to Harrisburg every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Harrisburg via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak in around 7 h 53 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 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 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Amtrak Acela Express
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 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Harrisburg is 539 km. The road distance is 617 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from Boston 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 53 min.

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 Philadelphia, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

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