There are 10 ways to get from Charlottesville to Harrisburg by train, bus, car, shuttle or plane

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

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Train, bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Washington Union Station Crescent / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...

$49 - $111

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Bus Megabus  •  6 h 43 min

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

$31 - $66

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Bus via Charlottesville, Va  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Washington, Dc 3924 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...

$36 - $85

Train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak

$151 - $383

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Charlottesville to Harrisburg 212.3 miles

$20 - $30

Shuttle to Washington Dulles, fly to Harrisburg  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charlottesville to Washington Dulles Airport
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Harrisburg (MDT) IAD - MDT

$187 - $408

Fly Charlottesville to Washington Dulles, bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to Washington Dulles (IAD) CHO - IAD
  2. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa

$289 - $559

Fly Charlottesville to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 12 min

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

$252 - $543

Drive to Staunton, fly to Washington Dulles, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Charlottesville to Staunton
  2. Fly from Staunton (SHD) to Washington Dulles (IAD) SHD - IAD
  3. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  4. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa

$114 - $456

Train, train to Baltimore, fly to Lancaster  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  3. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Lancaster (LNS) BWI - LNS
  4. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak

$150 - $337

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Charlottesville to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Charlottesville and arriving at N 6th St & Reily St via Washington, Dc and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Charlottesville to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Charlottesville Amtrak and arriving at Harrisburg Amtrak via Washington Union Station and Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 29 min.

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The distance between Charlottesville and Harrisburg is 178 miles. The road distance is 212.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlottesville to Harrisburg without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Charlottesville to Harrisburg, including transfers.

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Charlottesville to Harrisburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlottesville, Va station.

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Charlottesville to Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Charlottesville Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Charlottesville to Harrisburg is to bus which takes 6 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Charlottesville to Harrisburg.
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  • Distance: 178 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

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

You can take a bus from Charlottesville to Harrisburg via Washington, Washington, Dc, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 6 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Charlottesville to Harrisburg via Washington Union Station and Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 7 h 29 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Flights from Charlottesville to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Charlottesville to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Staunton to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
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
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
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
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab
Phone
+1 (434) 981-0585
Website
visitcharlottesville.org
Shuttle from Charlottesville to Washington Dulles Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
visitcharlottesville.org

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlottesville to Harrisburg is 212 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Charlottesville to Harrisburg.

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

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There are 118+ hotels available in Harrisburg. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Charlottesville to Washington Dulles Airport is to shuttle which takes 2 h 15 min and costs .

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