There are 9 ways to get from New York to Harpers Ferry 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.

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Train  •  5 h 4 min

  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, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc 2909 / ...
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to HARPERS FERRY W VA MARC wb Marc / ...

$24 - $114

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Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from New York to Harpers Ferry 255.5 miles

$25 - $40

Fly New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington, train  •  5 h 16 min

  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 Newark to Reagan Washington, train  •  5 h 24 min

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

$145 - $556

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles, subway, train  •  6 h 12 min

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

$141 - $433

Fly New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles, train  •  6 h 23 min

  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 Baltimore, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Baltimore (BWI) EWR - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak

$216 - $714

Train to New York JFK, fly to Washington Dulles, subway, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Washington Dulles (IAD) JFK - IAD
  3. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak

$106 - $363

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 5 h 4 min.

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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 5 h 4 min and costs $150 - $390.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min 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 59 min.

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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 4 h 30 min to drive from New York to Harpers Ferry.

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

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

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 5 h 4 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Hartford
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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 Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
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
Train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
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
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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 New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 36th St & 11th Ave to Washington Union
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
boltbus.com

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