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There are 5 ways to get from Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Newark Penn Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Long Branch North Jersey Coast Line

$51 - $115

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Bus  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa 1612 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gate #6 Inside The Wrtc to Nj 35 At Mclean Ave 317

$27 - $69

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Train, bus  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gate #6 Inside The Wrtc to Nj 35 At Mclean Ave 317

$46 - $100

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach 174.6 miles

$17 - $25

Fly, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Philadelphia (PHL) MDT - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Long Branch

$260 - $662

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The cheapest way to get from Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach. However, there are services departing from N 6th St & Reily St and arriving at Nj 35 At Mclean Ave via Harrisburg, Pa, Market St At 11Th St and Gate #6 Inside The Wrtc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrisburg station to Point Pleasant Beach. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg Amtrak Station and arriving at Point Pleasant via Newark Penn Station and Long Branch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 9m.

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The distance between Harrisburg and Point Pleasant Beach is 151 miles. The road distance is 174.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach without a car is to train which takes 6h 9m and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach, including transfers.

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Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Harrisburg, Pa station.

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Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Harrisburg Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach is to train which takes 6h 9m and costs $50 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $70 and takes 7h 36m.

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  • Distance: 151.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 9m

What companies run services between Harrisburg, PA, USA and Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach via Newark Penn Station and Long Branch in around 6h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach via Harrisburg Transportation Center, Harrisburg, Pa, Philadelphia, Pa, Market St At 11Th St, and Gate #6 Inside The Wrtc in around 7h 36m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
51m
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 Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
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 Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Long Branch
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
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 Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40

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The quickest flight from Harrisburg Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 48m.

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Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Nj 35 At Mclean Ave station.

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Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Long Branch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach is 175 miles. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Harrisburg to Point Pleasant Beach.

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American Airlines offers flights from Harrisburg Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Point Pleasant Beach. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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

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