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Compare train tickets from Philadelphia to Harrisburg

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, PA?

Lowest Price£28.04
Fastest Train1h 44m
Trains Per Day9
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Philadelphia to Harrisburg

Average prices by travel date

£36£24£12MayJun

Monthly average prices

£40£32£24£16£8JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

£40£32£24£16£83020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Philadelphia to Harrisburg
4.6
Based on 8 reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Keystone Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 60 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.7
Staff
4.4
Value
4.0
Condition
4.1
Erick
5.0
4 February 2020Visiting family
Pros
Quite
Cons
Nothing
Durrant
5.0
28 October 2019Vacation
Pros
Enjoyable
Tequita
5.0
3 August 2019Solo travel
Pros
Everything was planned wonderfully. No hassle, on time, and easy to maneuver. Thank you
Kevin
3.0
25 July 2019Solo travel
Pros
On time, helpful & friendly employees.
Cons
Train smelled and was incredibly warm for most of the trip.
Miriam
5.0
26 June 2019Visiting family
Pros
I am a senior citizen, and all but one of your employers, was very helpful, and courteous. I did not have the bar-code on my ticket, but they all chipped in, and cleared my ticket. I would Highly recommend to everyone,
Cons
In the airport, the ticket box, was out of order, but the conductor, went to another track and got a ticket for me.'VER VERY Helpful, at 8:30 AM
Tips
Be courteous to the staff, they want to help, and be patient,, as you are not the only one on the train, with a problem.

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Pennsylvanian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Harrisburg?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, £28.04 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Philadelphia to Harrisburg.

How long is the train journey from Philadelphia to Harrisburg?

The distance between Philadelphia and Harrisburg is approximately 94 miles, or 151 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 44 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Philadelphia to Harrisburg are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Monday 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 Philadelphia at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Philadelphia to Harrisburg?

There are 9 scheduled trains on most days. 9 of these are direct connections to Harrisburg. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Harrisburg to Philadelphia. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Philadelphia to Harrisburg for £0.80.

What train services are there from Philadelphia to Harrisburg?

2 train services operate from Philadelphia to Harrisburg. Amtrak Keystone Service usually has more trains scheduled, with 8 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Keystone Service81h 52m£28.04
Amtrak Pennsylvanian11h 45m£28.04

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

There is one train station in Philadelphia:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

Where is the train station in Harrisburg?

Harrisburg has one train station:

  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr

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