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How much are train tickets from Hartford to Harrisburg?

Lowest Price$60.00
Fastest Train7h 25m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Price trends for trains from Hartford to Harrisburg

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Hartford to Harrisburg 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 train 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, train 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.

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

In the last month, $60.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Hartford, CT to Harrisburg, PA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $33.35 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Hartford to Harrisburg?

The distance between Hartford and Harrisburg is approximately 242 miles, or 389 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 4 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 25 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 Hartford to Harrisburg are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Hartford at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Hartford to Harrisburg?

Trains leave the station in Hartford twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Harrisburg to Hartford. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Hartford to Harrisburg for $41.00.

Which train should you take from Hartford to Harrisburg?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Hartford, Connecticut to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak28h 4m$70.84

Where is the train station in Hartford?

There is one train station in Hartford:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Where is the train station in Harrisburg?

Harrisburg has one train station:

  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr

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