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Journey Information

There are 3 daily coaches from Harrisburg to Hartford. Traveling by coach from Harrisburg to Hartford usually takes around 9 hours and 57 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound coach can make the trip in 7 hours,

Distance242 mi (389 km)
Shortest duration7h 0m
Cheapest price£36.24
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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How much is a coach ticket from Harrisburg to Hartford?

The average coach ticket price from Harrisburg to Hartford is £36.24. That price is based on the daily average cost for all coach trips from Harrisburg to Hartford in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than £36.24 can be considered a great deal. You are very likely to find a coach ticket at this price or lower if you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Harrisburg to Hartford by coach so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for June. That’s when the average price for a coach ticket is expected to be just £30 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Harrisburg to Hartford in August, expect to spend more on your coach trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £46 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

What coach companies travel from Harrisburg to Hartford?

There is one coach company that operates from Harrisburg to Hartford. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound39h 57m£35.09
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 3 bus trips from Harrisburg to Hartford every day, with the average journey taking around 9 hours and 57 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Hartford usually start from £28.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Harrisburg to Hartford during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 9 hours and 57 minutes to cover the 242 miles (389 kilometers) from Harrisburg, PA to Hartford, CT. However, the fastest coach only takes 7 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Hartford at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Harrisburg?

The first coach leaves at 05:00 and the last coach leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all coaches from Harrisburg to Hartford, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Harrisburg to Hartford every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Harrisburg to Hartford; ticket prices start at £44.94.

City Information

Hartford

Hartford is the capital of Connecticut, and a New England destination with literary attractions, charming parks, and engaging activities for families.

The homes of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe, both in Hartford, have been turned into museums to learn more about these authors and their lives. If you prefer Edward Cullen to Tom Sawyer, you may appreciate that a more contemporary literary giant, Stephanie Meyer, was born in Hartford too.

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy is a spread of formal gardens and grounds where you can walk, picnic, and catch outdoor concerts or tours. Kids will love the antique carousel in Bushnell Park, as well as the hands-on exhibits at the Connecticut Science Center. For those who prefer to wander through cute downtowns, West Hartford offers some of the best shopping in the area.

With a large nearby airport, and many intercity bus and train services providing access to hubs like Boston and New York, getting to Hartford is about as easy as a walk in Bushnell Park.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Harrisburg?

Departure stations

Most coaches depart from the main station in Harrisburg.

Where does the coach arrive in Hartford?

Arrival stations

Union Station is a historic bus and train station located in the downtown area of Hartford, CT. Built in 1889, the station serves as the main stop in Hartford for all four Amtrak train lines that pass through the city, including the Northeast Regional, the Vermonter and the Valley Flyer, as well as the Hartford Line commuter train. Union Station is also used by bus carriers Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines as their main bus stop in Downtown Hartford. The station is easily accessible from all parts of the city and its surrounding areas through a variety of local and express transit bus lines. At Hartford’s Union Station, you will find some fast food options and vending machines, as well as restrooms and a waiting area.

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