How to travel from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA

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from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA

You can get from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA on Dec 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:56AM30th Street Station1h50 10:46AMHarrisburg Station
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05:35PM30th Street Station1h55 07:30PMHarrisburg Station
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Travel Information to Harrisburg, PA from Philadelphia

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $583
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€32) • 2 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $583 (€523) • 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesOurBus, piedmont airlines or Amtrak

Travel 93 miles (150 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are OurBus, piedmont airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Harrisburg, PA 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 Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA.
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There are 4 ways that you can travel between Philadelphia and Harrisburg, PA. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA is by taking a bus with an average price of $35 (€32).

This is compared to other travel options to Harrisburg, PA:

Taking a bus is usually $548 (€492) less than taking a flight to Harrisburg, PA, which costs on average $583 (€523) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $5 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $41 (€36) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel between Philadelphia and Harrisburg, PA is by flight, which takes on average 56 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 40 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 93 miles (150 km) from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA.

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

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • Around 10 trains per day.

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

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

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with OurBus for buses to Harrisburg, PA. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for OurBus Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA tickets on Omio for $35 (€32).
    • Travel with piedmont airlines for flights to Harrisburg, PA. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for piedmont airlines Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA tickets on Omio for $583 (€523).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Harrisburg, PA by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA tickets on Omio for $41 (€36).

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

    • You can take a direct train with Amtrak with 10 direct trains per day.

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

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Philadelphia and Harrisburg, PA itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Harrisburg, PA and any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost on average $35 (€32) one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing $583 (€523) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $41 (€36) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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