Alternate Transportation

The Harrisburg International Airport (HIA) is located 15 minutes from Hershey, THE SWEETEST PLACE ON EARTH(SM)! It is accessible to the area's major expressways via a 4-lane limited access highway. The airport houses 8 major airlines and 4 rental car companies. Hershey Resorts offers shuttle service to and from the airport.

Harrisburg International Airport (717) 948-2900 The airport receives 74 flights a day. Below is a list of airlines serving HIA directly and the cities from where direct flights are available:

  • American (800) 433-7300 (Chicago & Raleigh-Durham)
  • Continental (800) 525-0280 (Newark, NJ)
  • Delta (800) 221-1212 (Atlanta & Cincinnati)
  • Northwest (800) 225-2525 (Detroit)
  • United (800) 241-6522 (Chicago & Baltimore)
  • US Air (800) 428-4322 (Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Boston & Charlotte)


Hershey is also easily accessible to Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI). The Baltimore/Washington International Airport is an easy 90 minute drive away from Hershey, Pennsylvania.

The Amtrak train station in Harrisburg has 7 trains arriving from Philadelphia every business day and 5 of those originate in New York City and travel through Philadelphia. It takes approximately 3-1/2 hours from Penn Station in New York City to reach Harrisburg and 2 hours from 30th Street Station in Philadelphia to Harrisburg.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car 
451 West Penn Avenue, Cleona, PA 17042-9447 
Toll Free:  (800) 325-8007 
Local:  (717) 274-9771

Hertz Rent-A-Car 
For Worldwide Reservations Dial access code, then 1-800-654-3131
At Harrisburg International Airport: (717) 944-4088

National Car Rental (800) 328-4567 
At Harrisburg International Airport (800) 227-7368 
Middletown, PA 

Snappy Car Rental 
4825 Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA 17111
(717) 558-8666 

Thrifty Car Rental 
At Harrisburg International Airport
1975 West Harrisburg Pike Middletown, PA 17057
(717) 944-4000 

Airport:  (717) 944-4708
Airport Limousine:  (717) 944-4017