There are 4 ways to get from Lancaster to Washington by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$116 - $302

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Pa to Washington, Dc 4695 / ...

$26 - $50

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster to Washington 114.1 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Lancaster (LNS) to Baltimore (BWI) LNS - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$100 - $227

What companies run services between Lancaster, PA, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

You can take a train from Lancaster to Washington via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak in around 3 h 17 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Lancaster to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Lancaster to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
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 Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from York, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lancaster to Washington?

The distance between Lancaster and Washington is 142 km. The road distance is 183 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Washington?

The cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Washington is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lancaster to Washington?

The quickest way to get from Lancaster to Washington is to fly and train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs $100 - $230.

Is there a direct train between Lancaster and Washington?

No, there is no direct train from Lancaster to Washington. However, there are services departing from Lancaster Amtrak and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

Is there a direct bus between Lancaster and Washington?

No, there is no direct bus from Lancaster to Washington. However, there are services departing from Lancaster and arriving at Washington, Dc via York, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Lancaster to Washington?

It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Lancaster to Washington, including transfers.