There are 5 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Keystone Service

$35 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. 1683 / ...

$25 - $59

3 alternative options

Train via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Acela Express / ...
  2. Keystone Service

$103 - $258

Drive  •  3 h

  1. 167.8 miles

$16 - $24

Train, fly  •  3 h 50 min

  1. PHL - MDT

$247 - $619

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 3 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 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Middletown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Middletown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Jersey and Penn State Harrisburg is 200 km. The road distance is 269 km.

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

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

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

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.

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