There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to Harrisburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$30 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...

$18 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Harrisburg 107.4 miles

$10 - $16

Fly  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT

$178 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Harrisburg is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs $30 - $65.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Harrisburg is 151 km. The road distance is 172 km.

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The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at N 6th St & Reily St via Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Harrisburg Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Harrisburg, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Harrisburg hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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