There are 3 ways to get from Carlisle to Lancaster by bus, train, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Lancaster is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 5 min.
The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Lancaster is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 1 h 5 min.
The distance between Carlisle and Lancaster is 48 miles. The road distance is 57.8 miles.
The best way to get from Carlisle to Lancaster without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs $23 - $50.
It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Carlisle to Lancaster, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Lancaster is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Carlisle to Lancaster.
There are 149+ hotels available in Lancaster. Prices start at $72 USD per night.
What companies run services between Carlisle, PA, USA and Lancaster, PA, USA?
There is no direct connection from Carlisle to Lancaster. However, you can take the bus to Market Square Transfer Center, take the walk to Harrisburg Amtrak, then take the train to Lancaster Amtrak. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Lancaster.
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.
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
- Ave. Duration
- 33 min
- Every 2 hours
- Estimated price
- $22 - $45
- Coach Seat
- $22 - $35
- Flexi Coach Seat
- $40 - $60
- Business Coach Seat
- $29 - $45
- $130 - $190
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