There are 7 ways to get from South Amboy to Harrisburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 36 min

  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 Keystone Service / ...

$105 - $274

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Line 815 bus, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 815 bus from Washington Rd At Cedar St to George St At Albany St 815
  2. Take the train from New Brunswick to Trenton Transit Center
  3. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Harrisburg Amtrak

$37 - $127

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Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa

$46 - $98

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from South Amboy to Harrisburg 159.9 miles

$15 - $23

Train, train to Philadelphia, fly to Harrisburg  •  5 h 43 min

  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

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  2. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa

$142 - $438

Train to New York JFK, fly to Baltimore, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from South Amboy to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Baltimore (BWI) JFK - BWI
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa

$159 - $560

Questions & Answers

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, Philadelphia, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Amboy to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from South Amboy and arriving at Harrisburg Amtrak via Newark Penn Station and Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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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 4 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min 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 4 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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  • Distance: 138 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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 4 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Amboy to Harrisburg via New York, NY - Port Authority, New York, Ny, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 5 h 24 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
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 New Brunswick Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from South Amboy to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from South Amboy to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
academybus.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 New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
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
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group

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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 2 h 50 min 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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