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Journey Information

Harrisburg to Allentown bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$34.00
Shortest Duration7h 5m
Trips per day2
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Harrisburg to Allentown right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Harrisburg to Allentown?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $47.03 was the low point for bus fares from Harrisburg to Allentown. Buses from Allentown to Harrisburg are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $47.03 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 2 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $8.54 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 77 miles (124 kilometers) from Harrisburg, PA to Allentown, PA. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 5 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Allentown, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Harrisburg?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Harrisburg to Allentown, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Harrisburg to Allentown. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Harrisburg to Allentown; ticket prices start at $57.00.

What bus companies travel from Harrisburg to Allentown?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to Allentown, Pennsylvania. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 2 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fullington Trailways17h 10m$75.25
Greyhound28h 13m$42.55

Where does the bus leave from in Harrisburg?

Most buses depart from the main station in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:

  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr

Where does the bus arrive in Allentown?

All buses from Harrisburg arrive at one main station in Allentown, Pennsylvania:

  • Bus Terminal - 325 Hamilton St

Price trends for buses from Harrisburg to Allentown

Monthly average prices

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