There are 5 ways to get from Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, bus, car, plane or tram

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

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Train  •  4 h 9 min

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

$47 - $108

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to New York

$37 - $43

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 186 miles

$18 - $27

Train, fly to New York JFK  •  5 h 22 min

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

$157 - $502

Fly from Harrisburg, line 36 tram, train  •  5 h 50 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 New York Penn Station
  4. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica

$261 - $664

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The cheapest way to get from Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Harrisburg and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 166 miles. The road distance is 186 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Harrisburg Amtrak and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Station D Jamaica Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 166 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

What companies run services between Harrisburg, PA, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, Great Wall Bus operates a bus from Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK) twice daily. Tickets cost $30 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
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
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
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Great Wall Bus
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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