There are 4 ways to get from Baltimore to Lancaster by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to York, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the bus from York to Lancaster York / ...

$22 - $41

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Train  •  3 h 6 min

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

$105 - $262

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Lancaster 77.1 miles

$7 - $11

Fly  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Lancaster (LNS) BWI - LNS

$47 - $75

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No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Downtown, Md and arriving at Lancaster via York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Baltimore station to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Penn Station and arriving at Lancaster Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Baltimore and Lancaster is 54 miles. The road distance is 77.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Lancaster without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Baltimore to Lancaster, including transfers.

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Baltimore to Lancaster bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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Baltimore to Lancaster train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Baltimore Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Lancaster is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 6 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Lancaster Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Baltimore to Lancaster bus services, operated by Bieber Transportation Group, arrive at Lancaster station.

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  • Distance: 54.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Lancaster, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Baltimore to Lancaster via York, Pa and York in around 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Baltimore to Lancaster via Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 3 h 6 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to York, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bieber Transportation Group

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Baltimore to Lancaster train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lancaster Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Lancaster is 77 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Baltimore to Lancaster.

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Southern Airways Express offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Lancaster Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Lancaster. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Baltimore Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs .

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