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

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Train  •  2 h 21 min

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

$80 - $215

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Bus via Norristown Transportation Center - NHSL  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Norristown King Prussia, Pa 1679 / ...
  2. Take the bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Tri State Mall - 1 113

$27 - $52

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Bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa 1612 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Wilmington, De 3013 / ...

$28 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Wilmington 103 miles

$10 - $15

Fly, train  •  3 h 56 min

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

$229 - $590

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The cheapest way to get from Harrisburg to Delaware is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to Delaware is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrisburg to Delaware. However, there are services departing from N 6th St & Reily St and arriving at Wilmington, De via Harrisburg, Pa and Philadelphia, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrisburg to Delaware. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg Amtrak and arriving at Wilmington Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Harrisburg and Delaware is 136 miles. The road distance is 103 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Delaware without a car is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs $80 - $220.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Harrisburg to Delaware, including transfers.

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Harrisburg to Delaware bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Harrisburg, Pa station.

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

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Delaware is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs $80 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $65 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Harrisburg to Delaware.
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  • Distance: 135.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

What companies run services between Harrisburg, PA, USA and Delaware, USA?

You can take a train from Harrisburg to Wilmington via Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harrisburg to Wilmington via Harrisburg Transportation Center, Harrisburg, Pa, and Philadelphia, Pa in around 4 h 4 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 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
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Bus operators
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 Harrisburg, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Norristown King Prussia, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Tri State Mall - 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
septa.org

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The quickest flight from Harrisburg Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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Harrisburg to Delaware bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Wilmington, De station.

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Harrisburg to Delaware train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Wilmington Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to Delaware is 103 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Harrisburg to Delaware.

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American Airlines offers flights from Harrisburg Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Delaware. Prices start at $89 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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