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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Harpers Ferry by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak Capitol Limited

$151 - $383

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Bus Megabus, train  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Washington DC
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to HARPERS FERRY W VA MARC wb Marc

$30 - $43

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak Capitol Limited

$43 - $114

Drive  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from New York to Harpers Ferry 255.5 miles

$25 - $40

Fly New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington, train  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak

$93 - $497

Fly New York JFK to Reagan Washington, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak

$107 - $378

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak

$145 - $554

Fly New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - IAD
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak

$139 - $504

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles, subway, train  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak

$141 - $431

Fly New York JFK to Washington Dulles, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Washington Dulles (IAD) JFK - IAD
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak

$108 - $365

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Harpers Ferry is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Harpers Ferry is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Harpers Ferry. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Harpers Ferry Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between New York and Harpers Ferry is 221 miles. The road distance is 255.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Harpers Ferry without a car is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs $150 - $390.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from New York to Harpers Ferry, including transfers.

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New York to Harpers Ferry train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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New York to Harpers Ferry train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Harpers Ferry Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Harpers Ferry is 255 miles. It takes approximately 4h 30m to drive from New York to Harpers Ferry.

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  • Distance: 221.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Harpers Ferry, WV, USA?

You can take a train from New York to Harpers Ferry via Washington Union Station in around 5h 4m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to HARPERS FERRY W VA MARC wb
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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 New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Harpers Ferry. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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