HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – The Harrisburg train station was filled early Thursday with excited Philadelphia Eagles fans beginning their travels to the Super Bowl celebration.
All of the seats from Harrisburg to Philadelphia are sold out, as is the case at many train stations in the area.
Many bus lines are also extremely busy. Officials expect all roads to Philadelphia to be congested today.
Some fans left York at 4 a.m. on Bailey Coach charter buses. They had a round trip deal which included lunch for $60.
Prior to the parade, many transportation companies around the Midstate were bombarded with calls.
Unique Limousine in Harrisburg was offering rides for $50 round trip, touting their fans won’t have to deal with parade parking and they can get you within five blocks of the parade.
The parade starts at 11 a.m. More than 2,000,000 people expected to attend.
The parade route will take players and team officials up Broad Street, starting near Lincoln Financial Field, traveling to Philadelphia City Hall and then on Benjamin Franklin Parkway to the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
A formal program will take place on the steps of the art museum beginning at 1 p.m.
The parade will honor the Philadelphia Eagles’ first Super Bowl victory. They beat the New England Patriots on Sunday with a final score of 41-33.