There are 5 ways to get from Princeton to Harrisburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service

$38 - $83

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Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from S Warren St At W State St to Market St At 8Th St 409
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...

$23 - $61

3 alternative options

Train via Trenton Transit Center  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$32 - $87

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Harrisburg 138.4 miles

$13 - $20

Line 606 bus, train, fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT

$201 - $484

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Nassau St At Palmer Square and arriving at N 6th St & Reily St via S Warren St At W State St, Philadelphia, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at Harrisburg Amtrak via Princeton Junction Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Harrisburg is 118 miles. The road distance is 138.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Harrisburg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Princeton to Harrisburg, including transfers.

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Princeton to Harrisburg bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from S Warren St At W State St station.

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Princeton to Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Princeton Junction Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Harrisburg is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $65 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 54 min.

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Princeton to Harrisburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Harrisburg, Pa station.

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  • Distance: 118 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Harrisburg, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Princeton to Harrisburg once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton to Harrisburg via W State St At S Warren St, S Warren St At W State St, Market St At 8Th St, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from S Warren St At W State St to Market St At 8Th St
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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