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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Harrisburg to Newark. Traveling by bus from Harrisburg to Newark usually takes around 4 hours and 46 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance146 mi (235 km)
Shortest duration2h 45m
Cheapest price£39.87
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Coach lines2

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Harrisburg, PA to Newark, NJ

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

4.0

3.0

Elijah

25 July 2019 - Visiting friends

Greyhound

Pros: Seeing the scenery. Cons: Time. Tips: Plan your trip ahead.

Pros: Seeing the scenery. Cons: Time. Tips: Plan your trip ahead.

How much is a coach ticket from Harrisburg to Newark?

£45.02 is the average price of a bus ticket from Harrisburg to Newark. Any tickets cheaper than £45.02 can be considered a good deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

£54£36£18JunJul

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Harrisburg to Newark is expected to range from £41 to £54. If you are looking to travel to Newark within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £45. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £41 and can be found on 13 July 2021.

Monthly average prices

£54£43£33£22£11JASONDJFMAMJ

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £32 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Harrisburg to Newark in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £41 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

£72£58£43£29£143020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 23 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £17.49 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Harrisburg to Newark?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Harrisburg to Newark. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 5 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fullington Trailways15h 37m£54.15
Greyhound54h 42m£47.68
  • 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 5 bus trips from Harrisburg to Newark every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 42 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Newark usually start from £40.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Harrisburg to Newark 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 bus takes an average of 4 hours and 46 minutes to cover the 146 miles from Harrisburg to Newark. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Newark. 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 coach 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 coaches leave Harrisburg?

The first coach leaves at 02:00 and the last coach leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all coaches from Harrisburg to Newark, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled coaches that travel from Harrisburg to Newark every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Harrisburg to Newark; ticket prices start at £36.24.

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 Newark?

Arrival stations

All coaches from Harrisburg arrive at one main station in Newark.

Need a return trip from Newark to Harrisburg?

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