There are 7 ways to get from Mechanicsburg to New York by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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  •  5 h 1 min

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

$42 - $103

Cheapest option

Bus Great Wall Bus  •  5 h 21 min

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

$32 - $33

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa 1612 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...

$33 - $78

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Mechanicsburg to New York 181.1 miles

$17 - $26

Bus to Harrisburg, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from E Main St & Arch St to Market Square Transfer Center
  2. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Philadelphia (PHL) MDT - PHL
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station

$255 - $653

Bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from E Main St & Arch St to Market Square Transfer Center
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  4. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$164 - $535

Bus to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, fly to Newark  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to Wilkes-Barre, PA
  2. Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) to Newark (EWR) AVP - EWR

$400 - $648

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mechanicsburg to New York is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mechanicsburg to New York is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Mechanicsburg and New York is 163 miles. The road distance is 181.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Mechanicsburg to New York, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mechanicsburg to New York. However, there are services departing from E Main St & Arch St and arriving at New York, Ny via Harrisburg, Pa and Philadelphia, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Mechanicsburg, PA, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Mechanicsburg to New York every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mechanicsburg to New York via Market Square Transfer Center, Harrisburg, Pa, and Philadelphia, Pa in around 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
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.

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
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 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from E Main St & Arch St to Market Square Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com

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