Travel within United States is: Fully open. See details.

Need a hotel room in Middletown?

Book now

There are 3 ways to get from Germantown to Penn State Harrisburg by 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

Train  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia to Middletown Amtrak

$62 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Philadelphia Megabus Stop
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Middletown Amtrak Keystone Service

$47 - $70

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from Germantown to Penn State Harrisburg 103.4 miles

$10 - $15

Germantown → Penn State Harrisburg
Fully open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in United States

2m

Recommended

Recommended

Travel within United States

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in United States

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

Explore travel options

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Penn State Harrisburg is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Penn State Harrisburg is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Penn State Harrisburg is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Centers for Disease control and prevention (CDC).

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Germantown to Penn State Harrisburg is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 2h.

More details

The quickest way to get from Germantown to Penn State Harrisburg is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 2h.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Germantown to Penn State Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from GERMANTOWN MARC eb and arriving at Middletown Amtrak via Washington Union Station and Philadelphia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 58m.

More details

The distance between Germantown and Penn State Harrisburg is 77 miles. The road distance is 103.4 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Germantown to Penn State Harrisburg without a car is to train which takes 5h 58m and costs $60 - $150.

More details

It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Germantown to Penn State Harrisburg, including transfers.

More details

Germantown to Penn State Harrisburg train services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from GERMANTOWN MARC eb station.

More details

Germantown to Penn State Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Middletown Amtrak station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Germantown to Penn State Harrisburg is 103 miles. It takes approximately 2h to drive from Germantown to Penn State Harrisburg.

Get driving directions

There are 141+ hotels available in Penn State Harrisburg. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Germantown to Penn State Harrisburg.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 77 miles
  • Duration: 5h 58m

What companies run services between Germantown, Montgomery County, MD, USA and Penn State Harrisburg, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Germantown to Penn State Harrisburg via UNION STATION MARC Washington, Washington Union Station, Philadelphia, and Middletown Amtrak in around 5h 58m.

Train operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
More information at
Maryland Transit
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 Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Philadelphia to Middletown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Philadelphia Megabus Stop
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
boltbus.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.