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There are 3 ways to get from Carlisle to Lancaster by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Hanover St & High St to Market Square Transfer Center C Loc / ...
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...

$24 - $48

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Lancaster 57.8 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Lancaster 57.8 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Lancaster is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Lancaster is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Lancaster is 48 miles. The road distance is 57.8 miles.

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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.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Carlisle to Lancaster, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Lancaster is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Carlisle to Lancaster.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Lancaster. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Lancaster.
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  • Distance: 48.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

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 Station, then take the train to Lancaster Amtrak Station. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Lancaster.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Hanover St & High St to Market Square Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
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cattransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
A-AAA Alpine Cab
Phone
+1 717-238-2020
Nana Taxi Services
Phone
+1 717-557-3714
Website
taxiharrisburgpa.com

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