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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 20m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Harrisburg Keystone Service / ...

$40 - $110

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Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Harrisburg "Greyhound"

$24 - $35

3 alternative options

Train via Philadelphia  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg Keystone Service / ...

$56 - $121

Bus via New York  •  4h 35m

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

$31 - $32

Drive  •  3h 3m

  1. Drive from New York to Harrisburg 170.4 miles

$16 - $25

New York to Harrisburg by train

The train journey time between New York and Harrisburg is around 3h 29m and covers a distance of around 193 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 25m. Operated by Amtrak, the New York to Harrisburg train service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in Harrisburg. Typically 28 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 29m
Fastest train time:
3h 25m
Trains per week:
28
Cheapest price:
$40
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:17
Last train departs at:
17:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Harrisburg train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Harrisburg is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Harrisburg is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Harrisburg is 2 metres.

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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 and arriving at Harrisburg. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Harrisburg. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 20m.

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The distance between New York and Harrisburg is 156 miles. The road distance is 170.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Harrisburg without a car is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs $40 - $110.

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The train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Harrisburg takes 3h 20m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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New York to Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from New York to Harrisburg is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs $40 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $35 and takes 3h 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 20m

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Harrisburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 3h 20m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to Harrisburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 35m.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $110
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
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 Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
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 New York to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Great Wall Bus
Bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Harrisburg is 170 miles. It takes approximately 3h 3m to drive from New York to Harrisburg.

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