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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Middletown Amtrak Keystone Service

$35 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...

$25 - $59

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Newark to Penn State Harrisburg 167.8 miles

$16 - $24

Train, fly  •  3 h 44 min

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

$200 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Penn State Harrisburg is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Penn State Harrisburg is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Penn State Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Penn State Harrisburg - Stop B via Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Middletown Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Penn State Harrisburg is 125 miles. The road distance is 167.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Penn State Harrisburg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs $35 - $90.

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The train from Newark Penn Station to Middletown Amtrak takes 2 h 45 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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New Jersey to Penn State Harrisburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Penn State Harrisburg.
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  • Distance: 124.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Penn State Harrisburg, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Newark to Penn State Harrisburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Penn State Harrisburg hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 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 Newark Penn Station to Middletown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
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
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 Newark, Nj to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60

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