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Newark, NJ to Harrisburg, PA bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$35.54
Fastest time3h 40m
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How much does a bus ticket from Newark, NJ to Harrisburg, PA cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Newark to Harrisburg were $36.11.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Newark to Harrisburg is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $38.36 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Newark, NJ to Harrisburg, PA?

The distance between Newark and Harrisburg is approximately 146.21 miles, or 235.24 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 5 hours and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 40 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Newark to Harrisburg?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Newark, NJ to Harrisburg, PA by bus is on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Friday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Newark to Harrisburg?

On average there are 5 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Newark, NJ to Harrisburg, PA, with an average of 5 trips per day and 114 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Newark to Harrisburg. Of the 5 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Newark, NJ to Harrisburg, PA start at $61.87.

1 carriers offer Newark, NJ to Harrisburg, PA bus trips


Book Greyhound from Newark to Harrisburg from $35.54. There are 5 Greyhound schedules from Newark to Harrisburg and you can expect on average to pay $51.72 for a Greyhound ticket to Harrisburg. In Newark, Greyhound departs to Harrisburg from Penn Station and no other station. In Harrisburg, Greyhound arrives at Harrisburg Transp Ctr and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Newark to Harrisburg takes 5 hours and 57 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Harrisburg in 3 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $57.56 for a weekend getaway trip to Harrisburg.

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Buses to Harrisburg depart from one main station in Newark:
  • Penn Station
Buses from Newark arrive in Harrisburg at one main station:
  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr