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There are 4 ways to get from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

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

$35 - $85

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Bus  •  4 h 38 min

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

$16 - $29

2 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 14 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 Station Keystone Service / ...

$104 - $258

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster 165.7 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster is to train which costs $35 - $85 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Lancaster, PA. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Lancaster Amtrak Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Pennsylvania Station and Lancaster is 132 miles. The road distance is 165.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs $35 - $85.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station takes 2 h 36 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New York, NY station.

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Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $16 - $29 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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  • Distance: 132 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

What companies run services between Pennsylvania Station, NY, USA and Lancaster, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station
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 to Lancaster Amtrak Station
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $29
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ourbus.com

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Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Lancaster, PA station.

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Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lancaster Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster is 166 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to drive from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster.

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