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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Harrisburg to New York?

Lowest Price$47.00
Fastest Train3h 26m
Trains Per Day8
Train Lines3
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Price trends for trains from Harrisburg to New York

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$125$100$75$50$253020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Harrisburg to New York
4.4
Based on 10 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
2.0
Condition
5.0
Bria
4.0
September 20, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The trip was on time.
Cons
The communications for those whom are transferring trains. If there could be more direction on where the next train or bus is especially when there is limited time.

Based on 9 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Keystone Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 89 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.6
Staff
4.1
Value
3.8
Condition
4.4
Sophie
4.0
December 19, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Train is a nice way to travel. Price of ticket was great.
Cons
Amtrak could be more timely.
Tips
Don't have a close connection; we were an hour delayed due to repairs on the track. There was WiFi but hardly any service for good part of the trip from PA to NYC.
Joel
5.0
November 4, 2019Vacation
Pros
We could talk and really enjoy the scenery without having to worry about any traffic or finding a place to park when we got to NYC.
Cons
To be honest...NOTHING! We had a choice of times to leave and get there. No hassles.
Tips
Yes plan ahead and it is very convenient and saves money and time too.
Dana
4.0
October 23, 2019Vacation
Pros
Easy access to big city
Cons
Cleanliness of bathrooms...bad urine odor
Eseosa
4.0
September 22, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It was comfortable
Cons
WiFi should always be available.
Tips
Amtrak trains are really nice if you book early.
Regina
4.0
August 2, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It was good! Tks
Cons
Cleaner the place where luggage is stored.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Harrisburg to New York 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 Harrisburg to New York?

In the last month, $65.77 was the average price of a train ticket from Harrisburg, PA to New York, NY. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 26 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $37.78 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Harrisburg to New York?

The distance between Harrisburg and New York is approximately 154 miles, or 248 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 26 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 Harrisburg to New York are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Harrisburg at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Harrisburg to New York?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to New York. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Harrisburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Harrisburg to New York for $55.00.

What train services are there from Harrisburg to New York?

There are 3 train lines with service from Harrisburg to New York. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 7 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak74h 17m$77.94
Amtrak Keystone Service13h 30m$61.30
Amtrak Pennsylvanian13h 50m$55.11

Where is the train station in Harrisburg?

There is one train station in Harrisburg:

  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

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