How to travel from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC

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Travel Information between Harrisburg, PA and Washington, DC

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$22 - $215
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€19) • 3 h
fastestFastest modeBus • $22 (€19) • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound or Amtrak

Travel 95 miles (153 km) by train, bus or flight between Harrisburg, PA and Washington, DC. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC.

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from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC

How to get from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Greyhound
03:05AM3h00
Harrisburg, PA
06:05AMWashington, DC
$381One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Greyhound
03:05AM3h00
Harrisburg, PA
06:05AMWashington, DC
$381One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Greyhound
03:05AM3h00
Harrisburg, PA
06:05AMWashington, DC
$381One-way
0 transfers
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Amtrak
07:10PM4h08
Harrisburg Station, Harrisburg, PA
11:18PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$591One-way
1 transfer
Amtrak
04:25PM4h32
Harrisburg Station, Harrisburg, PA
08:57PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$681One-way
1 transfer
Amtrak
07:05AM4h39
Harrisburg Station, Harrisburg, PA
11:44AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$821One-way
1 transfer

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Travel to Washington from Harrisburg on FlixBus, Amtrak and Amtrak Acela travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Amtrak is the main travel company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak travel running daily, you can travel by travel across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela travel for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your travel journey from Harrisburg to Washington, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

      FAQs: Travel from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC

      FAQs: Travel to Washington, DC easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC.
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      There are 3 travel options to Washington, DC from Harrisburg, PA. You can take a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC is a bus with an average price of $22 (€19).

      This is compared to other travel options from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC:

      A bus is $193 (€167) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC costing on average $215 (€186).

      Taking a bus costs $30 (€26) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $52 (€45).

      The quickest way to travel to Washington, DC from Harrisburg, PA is by bus, which takes on average 3 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Washington, DC by flight takes 3 h 29 min on average.

      Train takes 3 h 49 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 95 miles (153 km) from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC.

      The average frequency per day from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC is:

      • Around 1 bus per day.
      • 10 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Washington, DC from Harrisburg, PA as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC:

        The following travel companies offer services from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC:

        • Greyhound or FlixBus can take you to Washington, DC by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Greyhound from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC for $22 (€19).
        • Amtrak or Amtrak Acela can take you to Washington, DC by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC for $52 (€45).

        Yes, there are direct services available from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC with the following travel companies:

        • Direct buses with Greyhound with 1 direct bus per day.

        Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Washington, DC as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Washington, DC from Harrisburg, PA.

        Your trip from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC doesn't have to end in Washington, DC. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Newark, NJ, Baltimore, MD or Boston, MA. If you’d like to add New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Newark, NJ, Baltimore, MD or Boston, MA to your Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Washington, DC today!

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