There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster 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.

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Train  •  4 h 13 min

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

$62 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus OurBus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA York Lancaster Route

$21 - $42

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 17 min

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

$108 - $274

Bus Bieber Transportation Group  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Lancaster Nyc

$41 - $61

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster 178.3 miles

$17 - $26

Fly from New York JFK, train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL) JFK - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak

$157 - $486

Fly from New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak

$170 - $529

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at Lancaster, PA via Queens Blvd/ 78 Av and New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Lancaster Amtrak via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Lancaster is 140 miles. The road distance is 178.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster without a car is to train which takes 4 h 13 min and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New York, NY station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster.
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  • Distance: 140.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Lancaster, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, Bieber Transportation Group operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $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 New York Penn Station to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Bieber Transportation Group
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
ourbus.com

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