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There are 6 ways to get from South Amboy to Harrisburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Philadelphia 30th Street Station  •  4h 39m

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

$105 - $274

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Line 815 bus, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the line 815 bus from Washington Rd At Cedar St to George St At Albany St 815
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...

$38 - $104

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Train  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...

$46 - $72

Bus  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa

$46 - $98

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from South Amboy to Harrisburg 159.9 miles

$15 - $23

Train, fly  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from South Amboy to Newark Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT

$253 - $649

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The cheapest way to get from South Amboy to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from South Amboy to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Amboy to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ and arriving at N 6th St & Reily St via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from South Amboy to Harrisburg station. However, there are services departing from South Amboy and arriving at Harrisburg Amtrak Station via Newark Penn Station and Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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The distance between South Amboy and Harrisburg is 138 miles. The road distance is 159.9 miles.

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The best way to get from South Amboy to Harrisburg without a car is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs $100 - $280.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from South Amboy to Harrisburg, including transfers.

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South Amboy to Harrisburg bus services, operated by Academy Bus, depart from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ station.

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South Amboy to Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from South Amboy to Harrisburg is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs $100 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $100 and takes 6h 17m.

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  • Distance: 138 miles
  • Duration: 4h 39m

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

You can take a train from South Amboy to Harrisburg via Newark Penn Station and Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 4h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Amboy to Harrisburg via New York, NY - Port Authority, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 6h 17m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
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 Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
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
1h 50m
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
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
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
NJ Transit
Bus operators
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
academybus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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 Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 53m.

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

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South Amboy to Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Harrisburg Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Amboy to Harrisburg is 160 miles. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from South Amboy to Harrisburg.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Harrisburg. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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