There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Lancaster Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$42 - $94

5 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$108 - $274

Bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Reading NYC to Reading
  2. Take the bus from Reading to Lancaster Nyc

$46 - $65

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) 177 miles

$17 - $25

Fly from New York JFK, train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL) JFK - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak

$157 - $486

Fly from New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak

$170 - $529

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station). However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Lancaster Amtrak via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Lancaster (Station) is 140 miles. The road distance is 177 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 13 min and costs $40 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station), including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) is to train which takes 4 h 13 min and costs $40 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $65 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lancaster Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station).
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  • Distance: 139.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Lancaster (Station), PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York, NY, and Reading in around 6 h 12 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Bieber Transportation Group
Website
biebergroup.com
Bus from New York, NY to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
biebergroup.com
Bus from Reading to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
biebergroup.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station).

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American Airlines offers flights from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Lancaster (Station). Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $17.

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