There are 6 ways to get from Harrisburg to Germantown by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to GERMANTOWN MARC wb

$123 - $322

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Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc 4695 / ...

$24 - $54

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Bus via Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 4695 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown to Silver Spring

$32 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Germantown 95.2 miles

$9 - $14

Train to Lancaster, fly to Baltimore, bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
  2. Fly from Lancaster (LNS) to Baltimore (BWI) LNS - BWI
  3. Take the bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to SHADY GROVE & station

$68 - $120

Fly Harrisburg to Washington Dulles, subway, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Washington Dulles (IAD) MDT - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station
  4. Take the train from ROCKVILLE MARC wb to GERMANTOWN MARC wb

$194 - $434

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Harrisburg to Germantown. However, there are services departing from N 6th St & Reily St and arriving at Great Seneca Hwy & Climbing Ivy Dr via Harrisburg, Pa, Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown, Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 218 and Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrisburg to Germantown. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg Amtrak and arriving at GERMANTOWN MARC wb via Philadelphia 30th Street Station and UNION STATION MARC Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Harrisburg and Germantown is 79 miles. The road distance is 95.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Germantown without a car is to train which takes 5 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Harrisburg to Germantown, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Germantown is to train which takes 5 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Lancaster Airport to Baltimore Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Harrisburg to Germantown bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Silver Spring station.

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Map of how to get from Harrisburg to Germantown.
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  • Distance: 79.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Harrisburg, PA, USA and Germantown, MD, USA?

You can take a train from Harrisburg to Germantown via Philadelphia 30th Street Station, Washington Union Station, and UNION STATION MARC Washington in around 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Harrisburg to Germantown hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Lancaster to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
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
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to GERMANTOWN MARC wb
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Train from ROCKVILLE MARC wb to GERMANTOWN MARC wb
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown to Silver Spring
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to SHADY GROVE & station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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Harrisburg to Germantown train services, operated by Maryland Transit, arrive at GERMANTOWN MARC wb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to Germantown is 95 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Harrisburg to Germantown.

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Southern Airways Express offers flights from Lancaster Airport to Baltimore Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Germantown. Prices start at $67 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 .

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