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Atlantic City - Harrisburg Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Atlantic City to Harrisburg. Traveling by bus from Atlantic City to Harrisburg usually takes around 7 hours and 51 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance145 mi (233 km)
Shortest duration6h 35m
Cheapest price$25.48
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Atlantic City to Harrisburg?

Bus tickets for a trip from Atlantic City to Harrisburg cost $36.29 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Atlantic City to Harrisburg is usually cheapest in August, when the average ticket price is only $45. If you're planning to take the bus from Atlantic City to Harrisburg during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $63. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

What bus companies travel from Atlantic City to Harrisburg?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Atlantic City to Harrisburg. Greyhound connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound87h 51m$76.53
  • 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 8 bus trips from Atlantic City to Harrisburg every day, with the average journey taking around 7 hours and 51 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Harrisburg usually start from $25.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 51 minutes to cover the 145 miles from Atlantic City to Harrisburg. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 35 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

Because many passengers travel from Atlantic City to Harrisburg at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Atlantic City to Harrisburg, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Atlantic City to Harrisburg every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Atlantic City to Harrisburg; ticket prices start at $45.75.

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.

Harrisburg

As the capital city of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg offers numerous historic buildings with impressive architecture that will leave you in awe. Among the most impressive ones is the state’s Capitol Complex itself. With a dome that reminisces St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, the building features as many as 475 rooms filled with exquisite artworks and statues. History fans should also consider visiting the State Museum of Pennsylvania, which follows the history of the state from the beginning of time to this day. Another must-see destination is the National Civil War Museum, which is one of the largest museums dedicated to the Civil War. If too many history lessons stress you out, a cruise along the Susquehanna River on the Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat will definitely help you unwind.

Harrisburg’s grilled dishes are some of the most famous staples in the city, and among the best establishments is Progress Grill, which has been serving customers since the late 1940s. For some really creative pizzas, The Pizza Grille will be a good choice.

The Harrisburg Transportation Center is the central hub for intercity travel. At the lower level, you can catch a bus by Greyhound, Jefferson Lines or Fullington Trailways to other Pennsylvanian cities such as Allentown and Philadelphia. Travelers can also take Amtrak trains to popular destinations like New York and Philadelphia on a daily basis. The city’s principal airport is Harrisburg International Airport, which is located in Middletown, southeast of the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Atlantic City?

Main departure station: Caesars Bus Terminal

Buses to Harrisburg leave from 3 stations in Atlantic City.

All bus stations in Atlantic City:

  • Caesars Bus Terminal

  • 1133 Boardwalk

  • Tropicana Transportation Center

Where does the bus arrive in Harrisburg?

Main arrival station: Harrisburg Transportation Center

All buses from Atlantic City arrive at one main station in Harrisburg.

All bus stations in Harrisburg:

  • Harrisburg Transportation Center

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