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Duration 2h 34m
Distance 146.4 miles
Average price $85
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Newark and Lancaster takes 2h 34m and the fastest train takes 2h 22m. The train service runs several times per day from Newark to Lancaster. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Newark Penn Station
  2. Lancaster
2h 33m
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$55 - $120

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Lancaster Amtrak Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 33m.

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The distance between Newark and Lancaster is 123 miles. The road distance is 146.4 miles.

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Newark to Lancaster train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Newark Penn Station.

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Newark to Lancaster train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lancaster Amtrak Station.

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There are 290+ hotels available in Lancaster. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Newark and Lancaster?

Amtrak operates a train from Newark Penn Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $120 and the journey takes 2h 33m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Train from Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50

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