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There are 5 ways to get from Edison to Harrisburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Philadelphia 30th Street Station  •  4 h 10 min

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

$97 - $252

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Bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa

$34 - $89

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$37 - $93

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Edison to Harrisburg 151.1 miles

$14 - $22

Train, fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to Metropark
  2. Take the train from Metropark - Iselin Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT

$245 - $627

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The cheapest way to get from Edison to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edison to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edison to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick Downtown and arriving at N 6th St & Reily St via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edison station to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Edison Station and arriving at Harrisburg Amtrak via Metropark - Iselin Amtrak and Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Edison and Harrisburg is 132 miles. The road distance is 151.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edison to Harrisburg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $95 - $260.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Edison to Harrisburg, including transfers.

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Edison to Harrisburg bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from New Brunswick Downtown station.

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Edison to Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Metropark - Iselin Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Edison to Harrisburg is to train which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $95 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $90 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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  • Distance: 132 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Edison, NJ, USA and Harrisburg, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Edison to Harrisburg via Metropark, Metropark - Iselin Amtrak, and Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edison to Harrisburg via New York Port Authority, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 6 h 24 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Train operators
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 Metropark - Iselin Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $170
First Class Seat
$130 - $180
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 1-800-872-7245
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 Trenton Transit Center to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Edison Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Edison Station to Metropark
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Book at
megabus.com
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
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.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 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 50 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Edison to Harrisburg is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Edison to Harrisburg.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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There are 116+ hotels available in Harrisburg. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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