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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Harrisburg by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...

$40 - $110

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Bus via New York, Ny  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...

$26 - $40

3 alternative options

Train via Philadelphia  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...

$56 - $121

Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA New York-Harrisburg

$31 - $33

Drive  •  3h 3m

  1. Drive from New York to Harrisburg 170.6 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Harrisburg, Pa. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Harrisburg Amtrak Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 28m.

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The distance between New York and Harrisburg is 156 miles. The road distance is 170.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Harrisburg without a car is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs $40 - $110.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station takes 3h 28m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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New York to Harrisburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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New York to Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Harrisburg is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs $40 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $31 - $33 and takes 4h 35m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Harrisburg.
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  • Distance: 155.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 28m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 3h 28m. Alternatively, Great Wall Bus operates a bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA twice daily. Tickets cost $30 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $110
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
Great Wall Bus
Bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
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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 Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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

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New York to Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Harrisburg Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Harrisburg is 171 miles. It takes approximately 3h 3m to drive from New York to Harrisburg.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Harrisburg. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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