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Pittsburgh-Harrisburg Train Timetable

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07:30
1100 Liberty Ave
12:50
Harrisburg Transp Ctr
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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg?

Lowest Price£30.28
Fastest Train5h 20m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

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

In the last month, £41.66 was the average price of a train ticket from Pittsburgh, PA to Harrisburg, PA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £6.39 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg?

The distance between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg is approximately 164 miles, or 264 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 20 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 Pittsburgh to Harrisburg 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 Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Pittsburgh at 04:00 and arrives in Harrisburg around 5 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Harrisburg with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg for £23.79.

Which train should you take from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg?

2 train services operate from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak26h 10m£70.11
Amtrak Pennsylvanian15h 20m£30.95

Amtrak train tickets from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg start from £70, and on average cost £70. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Harrisburg. Amtrak in Pittsburgh leaves from Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr and one other station. And in Harrisburg trains arrive at Harrisburg Transp Ctr, From Pittsburgh to Harrisburg train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Harrisburg faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Harrisburg on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £70 for a one-way weekend reservation from Pittsburgh.

Amtrak Pennsylvanian train tickets from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg start from £30, and on average cost £31. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pennsylvanian schedules to Harrisburg. Amtrak Pennsylvanian in Pittsburgh leaves from 1100 Liberty Ave, And in Harrisburg trains arrive at Harrisburg Transp Ctr, From Pittsburgh to Harrisburg train travel on Amtrak Pennsylvanian takes 5 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Harrisburg on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pennsylvanian scheduled trip per day, which will cost £31 for a one-way weekend reservation from Pittsburgh.

Where is the train station in Pittsburgh?

There are two stations in Pittsburgh where you can board the train to Harrisburg:

  • 1100 Liberty Ave
  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr

Where is the train station in Harrisburg?

Harrisburg has one train station:

  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr

Price trends for trains from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg

Average prices by travel date

£65£43£22MarMar

Monthly average prices

£54£43£32£22£11AMJJASONDJFM

Prices as travel date approaches

£54£43£32£22£113020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Pittsburgh, PA to Harrisburg, PA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Aralene

3 January 2020 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Pros: The comfort and relaxation for not having to drive on the PA turnpike. Cons: Not a thing. Tips: Try it you’ll like it. Pros: The comfort and relaxation for not having to drive on the PA turnpike. Cons: Not a thing. Tips: Try it you’ll like it.

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