There are 4 ways to get from West Chester to Harrisburg by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Line 92 bus, train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 92 bus from High St & Chestnut St to Lancaster Av & Valley Rd 92
  2. Take the train from Paoli Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$30 - $62

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Line 92 bus, bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 92 bus from High St & Chestnut St to Plaza at King of Prussia 92
  2. Take the bus from Norristown King Prussia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1675

$22 - $44

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from West Chester to Harrisburg 82.7 miles

$8 - $12

Line 104 bus, subway, fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 104 bus from West Chester Transportation Center to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal
  2. Take the subway from 69th St Transportation Center - MFL EB to 30th St Station - MFL
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT

$186 - $450

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from West Chester to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from High St & Chestnut St and arriving at N 6th St & Reily St via Plaza at King of Prussia, Norristown King Prussia, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between West Chester and Harrisburg is 71 miles. The road distance is 82.7 miles.

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The best way to get from West Chester to Harrisburg without a car is to line 92 bus and train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from West Chester to Harrisburg, including transfers.

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West Chester to Harrisburg bus services, operated by SEPTA, depart from High St & Chestnut St station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between West Chester to Harrisburg is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from West Chester to Harrisburg.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Harrisburg Airport.

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There are 118+ hotels available in Harrisburg. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from West Chester to Harrisburg.
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  • Distance: 71.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between West Chester, PA, USA and Harrisburg, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from West Chester to Harrisburg via Plaza at King of Prussia, Norristown Transportation Center, Norristown King Prussia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 4 h 42 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
56 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 Paoli Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Subway from 69th St Transportation Center - MFL EB to 30th St Station - MFL
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
septa.org
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from High St & Chestnut St to Lancaster Av & Valley Rd
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from High St & Chestnut St to Plaza at King of Prussia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from West Chester Transportation Center to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
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 Norristown King Prussia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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