Cheap train tickets from Harrisburg to Columbus

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How much are train tickets from Harrisburg to Columbus?

Lowest Price$89.00
Fastest16h 24m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Harrisburg to Columbus?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Harrisburg to Columbus 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 Harrisburg to Columbus was $89.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 18 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $11.00 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 Harrisburg to Columbus?

The distance between Harrisburg and Columbus is approximately 323.79 miles, or 520.95 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 16 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 16 hours and 24 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 Harrisburg to Columbus?

On Thursday trains from Harrisburg to Columbus 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Harrisburg to Columbus

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Harrisburg to Columbus route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Harrisburg to Columbus, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Harrisburg to Columbus, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Harrisburg to Columbus, which start at $48.00.

One train company connects Harrisburg to Columbus

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Harrisburg to Columbus start from $89.00, and on average cost $104.88. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Columbus. Amtrak in Harrisburg leaves from Harrisburg Transp Ctr, And in Columbus trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St,

From Harrisburg to Columbus train travel on Amtrak takes 16 hours and 24 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Columbus on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $115.17 for a one-way weekend reservation from Harrisburg.

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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Harrisburg on their way to Columbus. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Harrisburg are:
  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr
There is one train station where trains arrive in Columbus from Harrisburg. These are the busiest arriving stations in Columbus:
  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St