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There are 4 ways to get from Harrisburg to Branson by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, IL to Carbondale Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Carbondale to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Springfield, Mo
  4. Take a taxi from Springfield, Mo to Branson

$125 - $219

Cheapest option

Fly, drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Marion (MWA) to Fort Leonard Wood (TBN) MWA - TBN
  2. Drive from Fort Leonard Wood to Branson

$97 - $273

2 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway, taxi  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, IL to Carbondale Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Carbondale,IL - Amtrak to St. Louis, MO - Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Springfield, Mo
  4. Take a taxi from Springfield, Mo to Branson

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Branson 394.8 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Harrisburg to Branson is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to Branson is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The distance between Harrisburg and Branson is 270 miles. The road distance is 394.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Branson without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 10 h 30 min and costs $120 - $220.

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It takes approximately 10 h 30 min to get from Harrisburg to Branson, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Marion Airport to Fort Leonard Wood Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to Branson is 395 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to drive from Harrisburg to Branson.

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Cape Air offers flights from Marion Airport to Fort Leonard Wood Airport.

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There are 337+ hotels available in Branson. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Harrisburg to Branson.
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  • Distance: 269.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 30 min

What companies run services between Harrisburg, IL, USA and Branson, MO, USA?

There is no direct connection from Harrisburg to Branson. However, you can take the bus to Carbondale Amtrak, take the walk to Carbondale, take the bus to St Louis, Mo, take the bus to Springfield, Mo, then take the taxi to Branson. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Carbondale Amtrak, take the walk to Carbondale,IL - Amtrak, take the Amtrak Thruway to St. Louis, MO - Amtrak, take the walk to Civic Center Transit Center, take the line 32 bus to Cass @ 20Th Street Wb, take the walk to St Louis, Mo, take the bus to Springfield, Mo, then take the taxi to Branson.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Marion to Fort Leonard Wood via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Bus operators
Rides Mass Transit District (RMTD)
Phone
+1 618-253-8761
Email
carletta.hanks@ridesmtd.com
Website
ridesmtd.com
Bus from Harrisburg, IL to Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ridesmtd.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Carbondale to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Springfield, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
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
Bus from Carbondale,IL - Amtrak to St. Louis, MO - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Springfield, Mo to Branson
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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