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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 4 min

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

$31 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 15 min

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

$18 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Mechanicsburg 113.6 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, bus  •  4 h 23 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

$180 - $444

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

Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to Mechanicsburg hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Mechanicsburg 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 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
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
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
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Market Square Transfer Center to E Main St & Arch St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Mechanicsburg is 159 km. The road distance is 182 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Mechanicsburg is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Mechanicsburg is to drive which takes 1 h 57 min and costs $11 - $17.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Mechanicsburg. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at E Main St & Arch St via Market Square Transfer Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Philadelphia to Mechanicsburg, including transfers.