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

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Train  •  4 h 11 min

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

$53 - $55

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Bus  •  6 h 35 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  •  4 h 12 min

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

$157 - $502

Fly from Harrisburg, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Philadelphia (PHL) MDT - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica

$263 - $661

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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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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 Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 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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The best way to get from Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $53 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Harrisburg Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $53 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $45 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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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 11 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 $44 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
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
52 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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$44
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$44
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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
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gotobus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 186 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Harrisburg to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 1522+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $118 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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