Cheap train tickets from Newark, NJ to Harrisburg, PA

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How much are train tickets from Newark, NJ to Harrisburg, PA?

Lowest Price$47.00
Fastest2h 56m
Daily Schedules18
train companies3
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Newark, NJ to Harrisburg, PA?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Newark to Harrisburg is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Newark to Harrisburg was $60.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $34.33 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Newark, NJ to Harrisburg, PA?

The distance between Newark and Harrisburg is approximately 146.21 miles, or 235.24 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 56 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Newark to Harrisburg?

On Saturday trains from Newark to Harrisburg are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Newark to Harrisburg?

Typically there are 18 schedules to compare for your trip to Harrisburg. On the route to Harrisburg 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Keystone Service offers the most scheduled departures between Newark to Harrisburg, usually offering 9 trips per day. 10 train trips per day are direct connections to Harrisburg, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Newark, NJ to Harrisburg, PA, which start at $27.00.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Newark to Harrisburg

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Newark to Harrisburg start from $62.00, and on average cost $82.57. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to Harrisburg. Amtrak in Newark leaves from Penn Station and one other station. And in Harrisburg trains arrive at Harrisburg Transp Ctr,

From Newark to Harrisburg train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 1 minutes. If you are looking to get to Harrisburg faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 56 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $92.91 for a one-way train ticket to Harrisburg.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 1m
Avg. Price
$82.57

Amtrak Keystone Service

Amtrak Keystone Service train tickets from Newark to Harrisburg start from $47.00, and on average cost $59.58. Daily there are 9 Amtrak Keystone Service schedules to Harrisburg. Amtrak Keystone Service in Newark leaves from Penn Station and one other station. And in Harrisburg trains arrive at Harrisburg Transp Ctr,

From Newark to Harrisburg train travel on Amtrak Keystone Service takes 3 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Harrisburg faster, Amtrak Keystone Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 56 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Keystone Service offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $62.95 for a one-way train ticket to Harrisburg.

Restroom
WiFi
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 14m
Avg. Price
$59.58

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Amtrak Pennsylvanian train tickets from Newark to Harrisburg start from $47.00, and on average cost $64.85. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pennsylvanian schedules to Harrisburg. Amtrak Pennsylvanian in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Harrisburg trains arrive at Harrisburg Transp Ctr,

From Newark to Harrisburg train travel on Amtrak Pennsylvanian takes 3 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Harrisburg faster, Amtrak Pennsylvanian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 56 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 $74.51 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 18m
Avg. Price
$64.85

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Newark with trains to Harrisburg. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport
There is one train station where trains from Newark arrive in Harrisburg:
  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr