There are 6 ways to get from Lancaster to Ocean City by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 57 min

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

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 4695 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport to Ocean City, MD

$111 - $158

4 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 4695 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD 8109

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster to Ocean City 157.1 miles

$15 - $23

Fly Lancaster to Baltimore  •  5 h 11 min

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

$130 - $182

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Salisbury, shuttle  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Salisbury (SBY) PHL - SBY
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Salisbury, MD to Ocean City, MD

$211 - $868

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, HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb, Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 2, Patapsco Lightrail Station Bay 4, BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb, and Baltimore in around 8 h 46 min. Alternatively, Southern Airways Express flies from Lancaster to Ocean City twice daily.

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
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
BayRunner Shuttle
Website
bayrunnershuttle.com
Shuttle from Salisbury, MD to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
bayrunnershuttle.com
Shuttle from BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
bayrunnershuttle.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lancaster to Ocean City?

The distance between Lancaster and Ocean City is 217 km. The road distance is 251 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Ocean City?

The cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Ocean City is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 3 h 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lancaster to Ocean City?

The quickest way to get from Lancaster to Ocean City is to drive which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $15 - $23.

Is there a direct bus between Lancaster and Ocean City?

No, there is no direct bus from Lancaster to Ocean City. However, there are services departing from Lancaster and arriving at Ocean City, MD via York, Pa, HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb, Patapsco Lightrail Station Bay 4 and Baltimore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 46 min.

How long does it take to get from Lancaster to Ocean City?

It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Lancaster to Ocean City, including transfers.