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Duration 3 days 17h
Distance 2814.5 miles
Average price $405
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Lancaster and Albany takes 3 days 17h. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Lancaster to Albany. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Lancaster station
  2. Los Angeles Union Station
  3. Chicago Union Station
  4. Albany
3 days 10h
$337 - $477

Lancaster to Albany train times

Trains run twice a week between Lancaster and Albany. The service departs Lancaster at 18:17 in the evening, which arrives into Albany at 13:31. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3 days 17h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Lancaster station to Albany station. However, there are services departing from Lancaster station and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via Los Angeles Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 10h.

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The distance between Lancaster and Albany is 2441 miles. The road distance is 2814.5 miles.

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Lancaster to Albany train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, depart from Lancaster station.

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Lancaster to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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Albany is 3h ahead of Lancaster. It is currently 2:12 PM in Lancaster and 5:12 PM in Albany.

There are 240+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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