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There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Mechanicsburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Airport Terminal A to University City
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Market Square Transfer Center to E Main St & Walnut St

$38 - $75

Cheapest option

Line 37 bus, line 4 bus, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 37 bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B to Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS 37
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Broad St & Snyder Av to Broad St & Walnut St 4
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  4. Take the bus from Market Square Transfer Center to E Main St & Arch St

$22 - $48

4 alternative options

Line 108 bus, line 106 bus, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 108 bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B to 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal 108
  2. Take the line 106 bus from 69th St Transportation Center North Terminal to Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS 106
  3. Take the train from Paoli Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station

$34 - $68

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Mechanicsburg 113.4 miles

$11 - $16

Fly to Harrisburg, bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT
  2. Take the bus from Market Square Transfer Center to E Main St & Arch St

$178 - $427

Fly to State College, bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE
  2. Take the bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg

$186 - $902

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Mechanicsburg is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Mechanicsburg is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Mechanicsburg. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B and arriving at E Main St & Arch St via Broad St & Snyder Av, Philadelphia, Pa and Market Square Transfer Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Mechanicsburg is 96 miles. The road distance is 113.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Mechanicsburg without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Mechanicsburg, including transfers.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Mechanicsburg bus services, operated by SEPTA, depart from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Mechanicsburg bus services, operated by CAT Transit, arrive at E Main St & Arch St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Mechanicsburg is 113 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Mechanicsburg.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Mechanicsburg.
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  • Distance: 96.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Mechanicsburg, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Mechanicsburg via Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS, Broad St & Snyder Av, Broad St & Walnut St, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Market Square Transfer Center in around 5 h 39 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
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
Train from Paoli Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Market Square Transfer Center to E Main St & Walnut St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com
Bus from Market Square Transfer Center to E Main St & Arch St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B to Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from Broad St & Snyder Av to Broad St & Walnut St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B to 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from 69th St Transportation Center North Terminal to Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
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 Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
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bus
Bus from State College to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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