There are 3 ways to get from New Jersey to Lancaster by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Lancaster Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$35 - $85

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  2 h 58 min

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

$100 - $248

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Lancaster 154.8 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Lancaster is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Lancaster is to train which costs $35 - $85 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Lancaster Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Lancaster is 101 miles. The road distance is 154.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Lancaster without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $35 - $85.

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The train from Newark Penn Station to Lancaster Amtrak takes 2 h 19 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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New Jersey to Lancaster train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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New Jersey to Lancaster train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lancaster Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Lancaster is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from New Jersey to Lancaster.

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  • Distance: 101.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Lancaster, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Newark to Lancaster every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 19 min.

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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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 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 Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200

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