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There are 6 ways to get from Harrisburg to Danville by train, bus, car 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

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Danville Amtrak Station

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg - PHEAA Building to York Transfer Center
  2. Take the bus from York Transfer Center to 701 E. Joppa Rd. Black and Decker
  3. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Danville Amtrak Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg - PHEAA Building to York Transfer Center
  2. Take the bus from York Transfer Center to 701 E. Joppa Rd. Black and Decker
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore to Washington, DC - Union Station
  4. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Danville, VA - Transit System Hub

Drive

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Danville

Train to Philadelphia, fly, train

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO)
  3. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

Train, train to Reagan Washington, fly

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO)
  4. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

Harrisburg to Danville by train

The train journey time between Harrisburg and Danville is around 10h 3m and covers a distance of around 474 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 12m. The fastest train normally takes 9h 17m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Acela Express and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the Harrisburg to Danville train service departs from Harrisburg and arrives in Danville Amtrak Station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
8h 51m
Layover time:
1h 12m
Total time:
10h 3m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
9h 17m
Train distance:
474 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$94
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
13:00
Last train departs at:
14:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Harrisburg to Danville train schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Harrisburg to Danville is to drive, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to Danville is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrisburg to Danville. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg - PHEAA Building and arriving at Danville, VA - Transit System Hub via York Transfer Center, JOPPA RD & BLACK & DECKER eb, Baltimore and Washington, DC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrisburg to Danville station. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg and arriving at Danville Amtrak Station via Philadelphia and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 40m.

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The distance between Harrisburg and Danville is 290 miles. The road distance is 348.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Danville without a car is to train which takes 9h 40m and costs $75 - $260.

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It takes approximately 9h 40m to get from Harrisburg to Danville, including transfers.

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Harrisburg to Danville bus services, operated by Rabbit Transit, depart from Harrisburg - PHEAA Building station.

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

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Danville is to train which takes 9h 40m and costs $75 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 13h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Harrisburg to Danville.
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  • Distance: 290.4 miles
  • Duration: 9h 40m

What companies run services between Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, USA and Danville, VA, USA?

You can take a train from Harrisburg to Danville via Philadelphia and Washington Union Station in around 9h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harrisburg to Danville via York Transfer Center, JOPPA RD & BLACK & DECKER eb, SAINT PAUL ST & PENN STATION fs sb, Baltimore, Washington, DC - Union Station, and Washington, DC in around 13h 37m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 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
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Washington Union Station to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $100
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$110 - $160
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$110 - $150
Business Seat - Child
$100 - $150
First Class - Adult
$170 - $240
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$170 - $240
First Class - Child
$170 - $240
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $100
Business Class Seat
$55 - $140
Bus operators
Rabbit Transit
Phone
+1 800-632-9063
Website
rabbittransit.org
Bus from Harrisburg - PHEAA Building to York Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
rabbittransit.org
Bus from York Transfer Center to 701 E. Joppa Rd. Black and Decker
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
rabbittransit.org
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Baltimore to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
boltbus.com
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Washington, DC to Danville, VA - Transit System Hub
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Greensboro/High Point Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 33m.

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Harrisburg to Danville bus services, operated by Virginia Breeze, arrive at Danville, VA - Transit System Hub station.

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Harrisburg to Danville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Danville Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to Danville is 349 miles. It takes approximately 6h 6m to drive from Harrisburg to Danville.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Greensboro/High Point Airport.

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