There are 4 ways to get from New Brunswick to Harrisburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$35 - $90

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Bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa

$34 - $99

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from New Brunswick to Harrisburg 149 miles

$14 - $22

Train, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Jersey Ave. to Trenton Transit Center
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT

$205 - $490

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New Brunswick to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick Downtown and arriving at N 6th St & Reily St via New York, Ny, Philadelphia, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Brunswick to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Jersey Ave. and arriving at Harrisburg Amtrak via Trenton Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between New Brunswick and Harrisburg is 130 miles. The road distance is 149 miles.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Harrisburg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from New Brunswick to Harrisburg, including transfers.

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New Brunswick to Harrisburg bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from New Brunswick Downtown station.

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New Brunswick to Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Trenton Transit Center station.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Harrisburg is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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New Brunswick to Harrisburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Harrisburg, Pa station.

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Map of how to get from New Brunswick to Harrisburg.
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  • Distance: 129.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between New Brunswick, NJ, USA and Harrisburg, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from New Brunswick to Harrisburg every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Brunswick to Harrisburg via New York Port Authority, New York, Ny, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 5 h 34 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
56 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Jersey Ave. to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Book at
megabus.com
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 New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
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New Brunswick to Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Harrisburg Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Brunswick to Harrisburg is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from New Brunswick to Harrisburg.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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