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Journey Information

Harrisburg, PA to Philadelphia bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration1h 50m
Trips per day3
Bus lines2
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Price trends for buses from Harrisburg to Philadelphia

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JunJun

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Harrisburg to Philadelphia
4.3
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
3.0
Shawn
5.0
July 27, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Timing
Cons
Smell
Tips
Arrive on time

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.5
Staff
4.0
Value
2.5
Condition
4.0
Desiree
5.0
August 2, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Being able to relax on the bus and not drive my own vehicle .
Rosita
3.0
July 7, 2019Vacation
Pros
The fact that the bus arrived on time
Cons
There has to be something to put your feet on .

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Harrisburg to Philadelphia?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $14.38 was the low point for bus fares from Harrisburg to Philadelphia. Buses from Philadelphia to Harrisburg are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $14.38 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 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $31.66 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 94 miles (151 kilometers) from Harrisburg to Philadelphia. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 50 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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 Philadelphia, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Harrisburg?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Harrisburg to Philadelphia, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Harrisburg to Philadelphia every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Harrisburg, PA to Philadelphia; ticket prices start at $35.00.

What bus companies travel from Harrisburg to Philadelphia?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Harrisburg to Philadelphia. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound33h 23m$28.93
Megabus21h 51m$16.15

Where does the bus leave from in Harrisburg?

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has two bus stations with service to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr
  • Harrisburg Mall Parking - 3501 Paxton St

Where does the bus arrive in Philadelphia?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
  • 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd

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