Distance from Harrisburg (US) to Philadelphia (US)

Name Harrisburg Philadelphia
IATA HSB PHL
Country United States United States
Country ISO codes US / USA US / USA
Continent North America North America
Continent code NA NA
DD coordinates 37.733334 / -88.533330 39.952335 / -75.163789
Time zone America/Chicago America/New_York
Airports 1 3
Miles from Harrisburg to Philadelphia: 735
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There are many ways to find how far is Harrisburg from Philadelphia, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 37.733334 / -88.533330 and 39.952335 / -75.163789.

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When planning a trip on your own, you want to know how many hours it would take to get to your destination and find the shortest way between your current location and the target point. Our service is designed to deliver fast and accurate information on how far Harrisburg (US) from Philadelphia (US) is for you to make a sound decision as to the best transportation mode and other details of your journey.

The distance from Harrisburg to Philadelphia amounts to 1183 km / 735 mil. It is calculated as an air miles distance since this is the fastest and most direct path between two points. However, it is not exactly a straight line because the trigonometric formula used in the calculations takes into account the curvature of the Earth’s surface. We have factored in the actual sites occupied by the cities and figured the distance by taking coordinates from 37.733334 / -88.533330 and coordinates to 39.952335 / -75.163789.

The flight time of 1 hour, 24 minutes is calculated based on the average speed of modern commercial aircraft. However, you are not limited to traveling from Harrisburg (US) to Philadelphia (US) by plane and can estimate your drive time and backward distance if you opt for traveling by car. Also, note the time zones of the cities, which are America/Chicago / America/New_York.

Reverse direction from Philadelphia to Harrisburg.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Harrisburg (US)
Arrives in Philadelphia (US)
Distance between 1183 km / 735 mil
Avg car duration 13 hours, 8 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 19 hours, 42 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 11 hours, 49 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 1 hour, 18 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between Harrisburg and Philadelphia is 1183 kilometers = 735 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from Harrisburg (37.733334 / -88.533330) to Philadelphia (39.952335 / -75.163789) is 735 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to Philadelphia takes approximately 1 hour, 18 minutes.
It will take you about 19 hours, 42 minutes to drive from Harrisburg, US to Philadelphia, US, plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Philadelphia.