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There are 5 ways to get from Washington to Penn State Harrisburg by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Middletown Amtrak Keystone Service

$123 - $311

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Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...

$18 - $42

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Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Penn State Harrisburg 121.5 miles

$11 - $18

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Harrisburg  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Harrisburg (MDT) IAD - MDT

$190 - $423

Train to Baltimore, fly to Lancaster, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Lancaster (LNS) BWI - LNS
  3. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak Station to Middletown Amtrak

$119 - $259

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Penn State Harrisburg is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Penn State Harrisburg is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Penn State Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Penn State Harrisburg - Stop B via Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Penn State Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Middletown Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Washington and Penn State Harrisburg is 92 miles. The road distance is 121.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Penn State Harrisburg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs $120 - $320.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Washington to Penn State Harrisburg, including transfers.

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Washington to Penn State Harrisburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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Washington to Penn State Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Penn State Harrisburg is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs $120 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $45 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 92.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Penn State Harrisburg, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Washington to Penn State Harrisburg via Philadelphia 30th Street Station and Middletown Amtrak in around 4 h 38 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Penn State Harrisburg twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
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 Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Middletown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Lancaster Amtrak Station to Middletown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
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 Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Washington to Penn State Harrisburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Harrisburg, Pa station.

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Washington to Penn State Harrisburg train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Middletown Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Penn State Harrisburg is 122 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Washington to Penn State Harrisburg.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Penn State Harrisburg. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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