There are 3 ways to get from Newark to Lancaster by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

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

$55 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Lancaster Nyc

$37 - $68

1 alternative option

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 Newark 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 Newark to Lancaster is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $55 - $120.

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The distance between Newark and Lancaster is 197 km. The road distance is 248 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark 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.

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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.

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What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Lancaster, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Newark to Lancaster every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $120 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$14 - $35
$14 - $22
$26 - $35
Bieber Transportation Group

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