Directions from New Jersey to Lancaster

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 19 min

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

$35 - $85

3 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  2 h 54 min

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

$100 - $248

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa 1675 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Lancaster Nyc

$37 - $68

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Lancaster 154.8 miles

$15 - $22

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

Amtrak operates a train from Newark to Lancaster every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Lancaster via Philadelphia, Pa and Philadelphia, PA in around 5 h 50 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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 Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bieber Transportation Group

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Jersey and Lancaster is 162 km. The road distance is 248 km.

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

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Lancaster via Philadelphia, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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