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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 Amtrak Acela Express  •  4h 5m

  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 Station Keystone Service / ...

$110 - $276

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Bus  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA York Lancaster Route

$23 - $42

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Train  •  4h 13m

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

$64 - $96

Drive  •  3h

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

$17 - $25

Fly from New York JFK, train  •  4h 46m

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

$157 - $486

Fly from New York La Guardia, train  •  6h 9m

  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 Station

$170 - $529

Questions & Answers

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

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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 3h.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Lancaster (Station). However, there are services departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at Lancaster, PA via Queens Blvd/ 78 Av and New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) station. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Lancaster Amtrak Station via Jamaica, New York Penn Station and Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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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 4h 5m and costs $110 - $280.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m 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) bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New York, NY station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, 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 4h 5m and costs $110 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $45 and takes 7h 53m.

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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: 4h 5m

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, and Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 4h 5m. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $29 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Book at
ourbus.com

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

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Lancaster, PA station.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster (Station) is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3h 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 146+ hotels available in Lancaster (Station). Prices start at $70 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 34m and costs $17.

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