There are 4 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster by train, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 11 min

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

$42 - $96

3 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 12 min

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

$110 - $276

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

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

$17 - $26

Fly, train  •  4 h 26 min

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

$157 - $486

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 takes 3 h 2 min and costs $17 - $26.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Lancaster is 224 km. The road distance is 285 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Lancaster, including transfers.

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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 11 min.

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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 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 36 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210

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