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Trip Summary

There are 8 daily trains from Harrisburg to Atlantic City. Traveling by train from Harrisburg to Atlantic City usually takes around 4 hours and 48 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance145 mi (233 km)
Fastest train3h 30m
Lowest price£32.31
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Harrisburg to Atlantic City?

In the last month, £32.33 was the average price of a train ticket from Harrisburg, PA to Atlantic City, NJ. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 7 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £0.35 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£42£28£14JunJun

Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Atlantic City from Harrisburg is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about £32 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

£35£28£21£14£73020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 7 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Atlantic City from Harrisburg will be about £0.35 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Harrisburg to Atlantic City?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to Atlantic City, New Jersey. However, there are 8 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak84h 49m£32.45
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 8 Amtrak trains from Harrisburg to Atlantic City every day, as well as 8 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £32.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Harrisburg to Atlantic City during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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 train journey from Harrisburg to Atlantic City?

The distance between Harrisburg and Atlantic City is approximately 145 miles, or 233 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Harrisburg to Atlantic City are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Harrisburg at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Harrisburg to Atlantic City?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Atlantic City to Harrisburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Harrisburg to Atlantic City for £19.77.

City Information

Atlantic City

Atlantic City is a resort town located on the southeastern coast of New Jersey famous for its iconic boardwalk and numerous high-rise hotels and casinos. Dating all the way back to the 1800s, Atlantic City has established itself as one of the most popular gambling destinations on the East Coast of the United States.

Similar to Las Vegas, Atlantic City offers a rich variety of entertainment in addition to its many gambling houses ranging from sporting events to live performances by in-demand comedy and music acts. Many of the hotels in the area also offer first-class spa treatments and premium services for large parties of guests. As a result, Atlantic City has become a very popular destination for bachelor parties and bachelorette groups.

With its own airport and bus & train terminal, Atlantic City is easily accessible both by ground and air transportation, making it a breeze to plan a fun weekend with your friends.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Harrisburg?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Harrisburg.

Where is the train station in Atlantic City?

Arrival stations

Atlantic City has one train station.

Need a return trip from Atlantic City to Harrisburg?

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