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

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Train  •  3 h 28 min

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

$45 - $106

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Bus Great Wall Bus  •  4 h 4 min

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

$32 - $36

3 alternative options

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

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

$108 - $268

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa 3213 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...

$33 - $78

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from New York to Harrisburg 170.1 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 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at N 6th St & Reily St via S 13th St & Revere St and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Harrisburg Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between New York and Harrisburg is 156 miles. The road distance is 170.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Harrisburg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $45 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from New York to Harrisburg, including transfers.

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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 Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Harrisburg is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $45 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $32 - $36 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York to Harrisburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, Great Wall Bus operates a bus from New York to Harrisburg twice daily. Tickets cost $30 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $110
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Great Wall Bus
Bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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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 Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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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 170 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to drive from New York to Harrisburg.

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