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There are 7 ways to get from Harrisburg to Shady Grove by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg to Philadelphia Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station Acela / ...

$62 - $145

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Bus  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg - PHEAA Building to York Transfer Center 83N
  2. Take the bus from York Transfer Center to 701 E. Joppa Rd. Black and Decker 83S
  3. Take the bus from BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb to SHADY GROVE & station 201

$11 - $77

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Bus, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg - PHEAA Building to York Transfer Center 83N
  2. Take the bus from York Transfer Center to 701 E. Joppa Rd. Black and Decker 83S
  3. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station

$34 - $87

Bus via UNION STATION station  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg - PHEAA Building to York Transfer Center 83N
  2. Take the bus from York Transfer Center to 701 E. Joppa Rd. Black and Decker 83S
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore to Washington, DC - Union Station

$17 - $30

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Shady Grove 100.2 miles

$9 - $15

Fly from Harrisburg, subway  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Washington Dulles (IAD) MDT - IAD
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station

$127 - $403

Train to Lancaster, fly, subway  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg to Lancaster
  2. Fly from Lancaster (LNS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LNS - IAD
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station

$103 - $222

Harrisburg to Shady Grove by train and subway

The journey time between Harrisburg and Shady Grove is around 5h 44m and covers a distance of around 257 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 30m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and Metro Washington DC, the Harrisburg to Shady Grove service departs from Harrisburg and arrives in SHADY GROVE station. Typically 53 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 44m
Fastest journey time:
4h 30m
Journey distance:
257 miles
Services per week:
53
Cheapest price:
$62
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:00
Last service departs at:
20:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Harrisburg to Shady Grove train and subway schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Harrisburg → Shady Grove
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Shady Grove is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Shady Grove is 2 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from Harrisburg to Shady Grove is to drive, which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to Shady Grove is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrisburg to Shady Grove station. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg and arriving at SHADY GROVE station via Philadelphia and UNION STATION station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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The distance between Harrisburg and Shady Grove is 82 miles. The road distance is 100.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Shady Grove without a car is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Harrisburg to Shady Grove, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Shady Grove is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs $60 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $10 - $80 and takes 7h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Harrisburg Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 52 min.

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Harrisburg to Shady Grove train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Map of how to get from Harrisburg to Shady Grove.
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  • Distance: 81.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, USA and Shady Grove, MD, USA?

You can take a train from Harrisburg to Shady Grove via Philadelphia, Washington Union Station, and UNION STATION station in around 4h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harrisburg to Shady Grove via York Transfer Center, JOPPA RD & BLACK & DECKER eb, SAINT PAUL ST & PENN STATION fs sb, Baltimore Penn Station, Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station, BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb, SHADY GROVE & station, and Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East in around 7h 52m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Lancaster to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
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
Hourly
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 47m
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 Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Harrisburg to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
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
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb to SHADY GROVE & station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to Shady Grove is 100 miles. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Harrisburg to Shady Grove.

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

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There are 127+ hotels available in Shady Grove. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Harrisburg Airport is to line 007 bus which takes 36 min and costs $1 - $3.

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