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There are 7 ways to get from Providence to Mechanicsburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 46 min

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

$177 - $453

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Bus  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA

$46 - $85

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Train via Newark Penn Station  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...

$153 - $406

Bus via Easton, PA  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York (P.A.B.T) to Easton, PA
  3. Take the bus from Easton, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa

$51 - $129

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Mechanicsburg 366.8 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Boston, fly to Harrisburg  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Harrisburg (MDT) BOS - MDT

$187 - $721

Fly Providence to Philadelphia, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station

$150 - $457

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Mechanicsburg is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Mechanicsburg is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Mechanicsburg. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at E Main St & Arch St via New York (P.A.B.T), Easton, Pa and Market Square Transfer Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

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The distance between Providence and Mechanicsburg is 314 miles. The road distance is 366.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Mechanicsburg without a car is to train which takes 8 h 46 min and costs $170 - $460.

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It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from Providence to Mechanicsburg, including transfers.

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Providence to Mechanicsburg bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Mechanicsburg is to train which takes 8 h 46 min and costs $170 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 10 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 42 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Providence to Mechanicsburg.
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  • Distance: 313.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 46 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Mechanicsburg, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Providence to Mechanicsburg via Philadelphia 30th Street Station, Harrisburg Amtrak Station, and Market Square Transfer Center in around 8 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Mechanicsburg via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York (P.A.B.T), Easton, PA, Easton, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Market Square Transfer Center in around 10 h 48 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Providence Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $290
First Class Seat
$240 - $390
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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 Newark Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trans-bridge Lines
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Easton, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Easton, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Easton, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Providence to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Great Wall Bus
Bus from New York to Harrisburg, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Mechanicsburg is 367 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to drive from Providence to Mechanicsburg.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Mechanicsburg. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 34 min and costs $2.

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