There are 2 ways to get from Harrisburg to Rutgers University by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak Keystone Service

$35 - $85

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Rutgers University 148.2 miles

$14 - $21

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Harrisburg Amtrak and arriving at New Brunswick Amtrak. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Harrisburg and Rutgers University is 130 miles. The road distance is 148.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Rutgers University without a car is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs .

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The train from Harrisburg Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak takes 2 h 49 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Harrisburg to Rutgers University train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Harrisburg Amtrak station.

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Harrisburg to Rutgers University train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Brunswick Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to Rutgers University is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Harrisburg to Rutgers University.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Rutgers University. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 130.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Harrisburg, PA, USA and Rutgers University, NJ, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Harrisburg to Rutgers University 5 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min.

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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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260

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