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

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Train  •  3 h 7 min

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

$35 - $95

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Bus  •  4 h 34 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, line 36 tram, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Philadelphia (PHL) MDT - PHL
  2. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak

$202 - $483

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

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

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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 34 min.

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

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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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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 hourly. 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
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
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
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
septa.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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