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Greensburg-Harrisburg Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Greensburg to Harrisburg. Traveling by train from Greensburg to Harrisburg usually takes around 4 hours and 40 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance140 mi (225 km)
Fastest train4h 40m
Lowest price$38.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Pennsylvanian
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Greensburg, PA to Harrisburg, PA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Tressa

May 25, 2019 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Pros: The train was relaxing and comfortable. Cons: Wish it was faster. Tips: Recommend bringing snacks and water.

Pros: The train was relaxing and comfortable. Cons: Wish it was faster. Tips: Recommend bringing snacks and water.

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

In the last month, $38.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Greensburg, PA to Harrisburg, PA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 15 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $10.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Greensburg to Harrisburg by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for May. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $38 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Greensburg to Harrisburg in November, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $52 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Greensburg to Harrisburg?

Amtrak Pennsylvanian is the one and only train line which connects Greensburg, Pennsylvania to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Pennsylvanian14h 40m$43.00

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Greensburg to Harrisburg during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Greensburg to Harrisburg?

The distance between Greensburg and Harrisburg is approximately 140 miles, or 225 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 40 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 Greensburg 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 Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Greensburg at 8:00am and arrives in Harrisburg around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Greensburg to Harrisburg?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Harrisburg with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Harrisburg to Greensburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Greensburg to Harrisburg for $73.00.

City Information

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 is the train station in Greensburg?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Greensburg.

Where is the train station in Harrisburg?

Arrival stations

Harrisburg has one train station.

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