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There are 7 ways to get from Connecticut to Hershey by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Philadelphia 30th Street Station  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak

$176 - $459

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Bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Bridgeport, Ct to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa

$41 - $106

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Train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$111 - $284

Train, bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Grand Central New Haven
  2. Take the bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA

$49 - $68

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bridgeport to Hershey 219.6 miles

$21 - $35

Train, fly to Harrisburg, line 322 bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT
  3. Take the line 322 bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave

$270 - $681

Fly from New Haven, train, line 322 bus  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from New Haven (HVN) to Philadelphia (PHL) HVN - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
  3. Take the line 322 bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave

$115 - $498

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The cheapest way to get from Connecticut to Hershey is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Connecticut to Hershey is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Connecticut to Hershey. However, there are services departing from Bridgeport, Ct and arriving at Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 16 min.

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The distance between Connecticut and Hershey is 226 miles. The road distance is 219.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Connecticut to Hershey without a car is to train which takes 7 h 28 min and costs $170 - $460.

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It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to get from Connecticut to Hershey, including transfers.

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Connecticut to Hershey bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Bridgeport, Ct station.

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The best way to get from Connecticut to Hershey is to train which takes 7 h 28 min and costs $170 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $110 and takes 9 h 16 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Connecticut to Hershey.
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  • Distance: 226.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 28 min

What companies run services between Connecticut, USA and Hershey, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Bridgeport to Hershey via New York Penn Station, Philadelphia 30th Street Station, Harrisburg Amtrak, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 7 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bridgeport to Hershey via New York, Ny, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 9 h 16 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Stamford Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $240
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Bus operators
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Bridgeport, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Connecticut to Hershey is 220 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Connecticut to Hershey.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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There are 126+ hotels available in Hershey. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Connecticut to New Haven Airport is to line 206 bus which takes 22 min and costs $1 - $4.

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