There are 7 ways to get from Lancaster to Ocean City by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD

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Bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Salisbury, Md
  3. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point

$44 - $89

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Train, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Wilmington
  3. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md 903 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point

$52 - $104

Bus, train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Lancaster to 30th St. Station
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Wilmington
  3. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md 903 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point

$48 - $82

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster to Ocean City 157.1 miles

$15 - $23

Fly Lancaster to Baltimore, shuttle  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Lancaster (LNS) to Baltimore (BWI) LNS - BWI
  2. Take a shuttle bus from BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport to Ocean City, MD

$130 - $182

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Salisbury, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Salisbury (SBY) PHL - SBY
  3. Take the bus from Wor Wic Community College to Ocean City Transfer Point

$183 - $833

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Lancaster to Ocean City. However, there are services departing from Lancaster and arriving at Ocean City Transfer Point via York, Pa, Baltimore Downtown, Md and Shore Transit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between Lancaster and Ocean City is 135 miles. The road distance is 157.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Lancaster to Ocean City without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 7 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Lancaster to Ocean City, including transfers.

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Lancaster to Ocean City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from York, Pa station.

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

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Lancaster to Ocean City bus services, operated by Shore Transit, arrive at Ocean City Transfer Point station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lancaster to Ocean City is 157 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Lancaster to Ocean City.

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

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There are 1026+ hotels available in Ocean City. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lancaster to Ocean City.
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  • Distance: 135.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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

You can take a bus from Lancaster to Ocean City via York, York, Pa, Baltimore Downtown, Md, Salisbury, Md, and Shore Transit Bus Terminal in around 8 h 3 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Lancaster to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilmington joseph R biden to Salisbury Greyhound, MD
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
amtrak.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 Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from York, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$21 - $26
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
Bus from Wor Wic Community College to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
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The best way to get from Lancaster to Lancaster Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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