There are 6 ways to get from Pennsylvania Station 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 59 min

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

$35 - $85

5 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 10 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 / ...

$104 - $258

Bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Reading NYC to Reading
  2. Take the bus from Reading to Lancaster Nyc

$40 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster 165.7 miles

$16 - $24

Fly from New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 35 min

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

$159 - $524

Fly from New York JFK, train  •  5 h 46 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

$160 - $504

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 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster via New York, NY and Reading in around 4 h 42 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 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 59 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 8 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
Bus operators
Bieber Transportation Group
Website
biebergroup.com
Bus from New York, NY to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
biebergroup.com
Bus from Reading to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
biebergroup.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster?

The distance between Pennsylvania Station and Lancaster is 211 km. The road distance is 265 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster?

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

Is there a direct train between Pennsylvania Station and Lancaster?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Lancaster Amtrak. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

Is there a direct bus between Pennsylvania Station and Lancaster?

No, there is no direct bus from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Lancaster via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Pennsylvania Station to Lancaster?

The train from New York Penn Station to Lancaster Amtrak takes 2 h 59 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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