There are 4 ways to get from Newark to Hershey by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 322 bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the line 322 bus from Commonwealth Ave & Walnut St to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave 322

$45 - $61

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Train  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Newark 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

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Newark to Hershey 152.4 miles

$14 - $22

Train, fly  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT

$209 - $780

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Hershey is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Hershey is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 44m.

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The distance between Newark and Hershey is 135 miles. The road distance is 152.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Hershey without a car is to train and line 322 bus which takes 5h 5m and costs $45 - $65.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Newark to Hershey, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Hershey is 152 miles. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Newark to Hershey.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Hershey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 134.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Hershey, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Newark to Hershey via 30th Street Train Station, Harrisburg Amtrak Station, and Market Square Transfer Center in around 5h 28m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $850
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 Newark Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
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 Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Bus operators
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Commonwealth Ave & Walnut St to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
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cattransit.com

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