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There are 4 ways to get from Harrisburg to New Jersey by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Keystone Service / ...

$35 - $95

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Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Newark, Nj 4692 / ...

$23 - $53

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Newark 160.3 miles

$15 - $23

Fly, train  •  4 h 2 min

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

$201 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Harrisburg to New Jersey is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to New Jersey is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrisburg to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from N 6th St & Reily St and arriving at Newark, Nj via Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Harrisburg Amtrak and arriving at Newark Penn Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Harrisburg and New Jersey is 132 miles. The road distance is 160.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to New Jersey without a car is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs $35 - $95.

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The train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Newark Penn Station takes 3 h 7 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to New Jersey is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $55 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Harrisburg to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 132.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between Harrisburg, PA, USA and New Jersey, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Harrisburg to Newark every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Harrisburg to Newark 3 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
51 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
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 Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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The quickest flight from Harrisburg Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Harrisburg to New Jersey bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Newark, Nj station.

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Harrisburg to New Jersey train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to New Jersey is 160 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Harrisburg to New Jersey.

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American Airlines offers flights from Harrisburg Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in New Jersey. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Harrisburg Airport is to line 007 bus which takes 24 min and costs $1 - $3.

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