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There are 6 ways to get from Frederick to Lancaster by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train via Philadelphia 30th Street Station  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Frederick Bayrunner Office to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station

$137 - $345

Cheapest option

Bus, train #2  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Frederick, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station

$48 - $104

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Frederick Transit Center to Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station

$67 - $116

Train  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from FREDERICK MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station

$124 - $315

Drive  •  1h 51m

  1. Drive from Frederick to Lancaster 89.7 miles

$8 - $13

Bus, fly  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Frederick Bayrunner Office to Baltimore Airport
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Lancaster (LNS) BWI - LNS

$77 - $143

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The cheapest way to get from Frederick to Lancaster is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Frederick to Lancaster is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frederick to Lancaster station. However, there are services departing from FREDERICK MARC eb and arriving at Lancaster Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station and Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 44m.

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The distance between Frederick and Lancaster is 73 miles. The road distance is 89.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Frederick to Lancaster without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 35m and costs $130 - $350.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Frederick to Lancaster, including transfers.

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Frederick to Lancaster train services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from FREDERICK MARC eb station.

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

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Frederick to Lancaster train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lancaster Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frederick to Lancaster is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1h 51m to drive from Frederick to Lancaster.

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  • Distance: 73.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

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

You can take a train from Frederick to Lancaster via UNION STATION MARC Washington, Washington Union Station, and Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 5h 44m.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
40m
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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 Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
32m
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
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from FREDERICK MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus 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
Bus from Frederick Bayrunner Office to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Frederick Bayrunner Office to Baltimore Airport
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70
Website
amtrak.com
BayRunner Shuttle
Website
bayrunnershuttle.com
Bus from Frederick Bayrunner Office to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Schedules at
bayrunnershuttle.com
Bus from Frederick Transit Center to Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31 - $36
Schedules at
bayrunnershuttle.com
Bus from Frederick Bayrunner Office to Baltimore Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32 - $37
Schedules at
bayrunnershuttle.com
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 Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Frederick, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25

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

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