Hershey, PA Airport Information
Harrisburg International Airport (MDT)
Approximate taxi fare: $20 USD
Harrisburg International Airport (MDT), 15 minutes from Hershey in Middletown, PA, is an easily manageable airport with nonstop service to 14 destinations and hundreds of connections. US Airways provides non-stop service to hubs in Charlotte, NC, and Philadelphia, as well as non-stop service to Boston and newly introduced service to New York's LaGuardia airport; United flies to hubs at Chicago O'Hare and Washington Dulles; Delta connects with its hubs in Atlanta, Cincinnati and Detroit; and Continental flies to its hubs in Newark, NJ, and Cleveland. Other non-stop destinations include Toronto, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale. The airport can also accommodate charter flights.
Small, friendly and easy to navigate, the airport is also business-friendly, with free Wi Fi throughout, fee-based Internet kiosks, USPS, UPS, FedEx and DHL mailing centers, and even a massage therapist Monday through Friday 6 AM to noon. The Susquehanna Club is a free airport club designed for frequent fliers on any of the airlines that serve the airport, and provides access to a television lounge, private conference room, individual workstations, fax machine, copy machine and beverages Monday through Friday 5 AM to 6 PM. A nice homey touch: comfortable white rocking chairs scattered about the area before security. Several food options are available before entering security, including the full-service Varsity Grill & Sports Bar and a food court with McDonald's, Hudson News & Euro Cafe, McCafe and Breyers Ice Cream. Once past security, options include a Starbucks, Subway and Capital Cafe. Two Hudson News stores offer magazines, newspapers, books, snacks and more, and Perfectly Pennsylvania sells a range of souvenirs made in Pennsylvania.
Connected to the airport via a climate-controlled skybridge is the Multi-Modal Transportation Facility, a central point for all ground transportation needs, including hotel shuttles, taxis, car services, limos and buses. The building is also home to six car rental counters and has a seating area with regional tourism information.
Airline carriers serving Harrisburg International Airport
- Air Canada
- AirTran Airways
- American Eagle
- Continental Airlines
- Delta Air Lines
- United Airlines
Hershey, PA Public Transportation
Located in downtown Harrisburg, 15 minutes from Hershey, the Harrisburg Train Station is served by Amtrak. More than a dozen trains arrive daily from Philadelphia's 30th Street Station, approximately a 1 hour and 45 minute trip. From New York City, there are nine direct trains, averaging three to three and a half hours. Taxi service is readily available at the train station, and costs approximately $25 to $30 to Hershey.
The Hershey Lodge and The Hotel Hershey both have shuttles available from the airport for guests staying overnight. Cost is $20 one way for guests at the Lodge and $25 one way for Hotel guests. Private shuttles and buses can also be arranged.
Harrisburg International Airport is home to six rental car companies: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National. All have kiosks on the first floor of the Multi-Modal Transportation Facility, which is adjacent to the airport terminal.
Taxi service is available from the airport to Hotel Hershey for approximately $20, and from the train station for $25-$30. Several area companies can also provide car and limousine service.