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Journey Information

Pittsburgh to Harrisburg bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$13.61
Fastest time3h 35m
Trips per day7
Bus lines3
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Price trends for buses from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg

Average prices by travel date

$82$54$27JunJul

Monthly average prices

$68$54$41$27$14ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$68$54$41$27$143020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Pittsburgh to Harrisburg
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Ratna
5.0
December 2, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Great customer service

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $44.89 was the low point for bus fares from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg. Buses from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $44.89 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $43.21 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 264 kilometers (164 miles) from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 35 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Harrisburg. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Pittsburgh?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg; ticket prices start at $57.15.

What bus companies travel from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg?

There are 3 bus lines from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg. With 6 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway26h 51m$72.11
Greyhound65h 0m$59.36
Megabus25h 46m$43.44

Where does the bus leave from in Pittsburgh?

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has two bus stations with service to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:

  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr
  • 10th St and Penn Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Harrisburg?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:

  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr
  • Harrisburg Mall Parking - 3501 Paxton St

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