How to travel from Philadelphia, PA to Harrisburg, PA

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Travel Information between Philadelphia, PA and Harrisburg, PA

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$19 - $250
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€16) • 2 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $38 (€32) • 1 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesOurBus, piedmont airlines or Amtrak

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

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from Philadelphia, PA to Harrisburg, PA

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

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

Greyhound
03:40PM2h30
Philadelphia, PA
06:10PMHarrisburg, PA
$381One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Greyhound
03:40PM2h30
Philadelphia, PA
06:10PMHarrisburg, PA
$381One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Greyhound
09:55PM2h00
Philadelphia, PA
11:55PMHarrisburg, PA
$431One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Greyhound
02:00PM2h00
Philadelphia, PA
04:00PMHarrisburg, PA
$521One-way
0 transfers

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Amtrak, FlixBus and Greyhound will get you to Harrisburg from Philadelphia at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak is a passenger train service based in the United States. It operates more than 300 trains daily including trains from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states and three Canadian provinces. Amtrak offers a variety of train types, including the Acela Express, Northeast Regional, Keystone Service, and the Auto Train. The Acela Express is the fastest train, reaching speeds of up to 150 mph. The Northeast Regional is the most popular, offering frequent service between major cities in the Northeast. The Keystone Service is a regional service connecting Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Auto Train is a unique service that allows passengers to transport their cars along with them. Amtrak offers a variety of ticket types, including Saver, Value, Flexible, and Business Class. Saver tickets are the most affordable, while Business Class tickets offer the most amenities, such as complimentary meals and access to the Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge. Onboard facilities vary by train type, but all Amtrak trains offer comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Amtrak include the Northeast Corridor, which runs between Washington, D. C. And Boston, and the Pacific Surfliner, which runs between San Diego and San Luis Obispo, California. Other popular routes include the Capitol Corridor, which runs between San Jose and Sacramento, California, and the Empire Builder, which runs between Chicago and Seattle.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Philadelphia, PA to Harrisburg, PA

      FAQs: 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, PA to Harrisburg, PA.
      FAQs

      You can get from Philadelphia, PA to Harrisburg, PA 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia, PA to Harrisburg, PA is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $19 (€16) compared to other travel options to Harrisburg, PA:

      Taking a bus costs $231 (€199) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $250 (€216) for the same trip.

      A bus is $19 (€16) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Philadelphia, PA to Harrisburg, PA costing on average $38 (€32).

      The fastest way to get to Harrisburg, PA from Philadelphia, PA is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 42 min.

      Other travel options to Harrisburg, PA take longer:

      Bus takes on average 2 h.

      Flight takes on average 4 h 34 min.

      Harrisburg, PA is approximately 93 miles (150 km) away from Philadelphia, PA.

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

      • Around 3 buses per day.
      • Around 8 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Philadelphia, PA and 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 Philadelphia, PA to Harrisburg, PA:

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Philadelphia, PA to Harrisburg, PA:

        • You can travel to Harrisburg, PA from Philadelphia, PA by bus with OurBus, Greyhound or FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $19 (€16) with OurBus from Philadelphia, PA to Harrisburg, PA.
        • You can go to Harrisburg, PA from Philadelphia, PA by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $38 (€32) with Amtrak from Philadelphia, PA to Harrisburg, PA on Omio.

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

        • Direct bus available with OurBus, Greyhound or FlixBus 3 direct buses per day.
        • 8 direct trains per day with Amtrak.

        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, PA to Harrisburg, PA.

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

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