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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h

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

$100 - $265

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Newark, Nj 1612 / ...

$26 - $63

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 Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak

$202 - $481

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

You can take a train from Harrisburg to Newark via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak in around 3 h. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Harrisburg to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Harrisburg and New Jersey is 212 km. The road distance is 257 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from Harrisburg to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg Amtrak and arriving at Newark Penn Station Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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 5 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 3 h to get from Harrisburg to New Jersey, including transfers.