There are 3 ways to get from State College to Lancaster by bus, train, 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

Bus, train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. 4692 / ...
  2. Keystone Service / ...

$37 - $85

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. 126.7 miles

$12 - $18

Fly, train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. SCE - PHL

$198 - $930

What companies run services between State College, PA, USA and Lancaster, PA, USA?

There is no direct connection from State College to Lancaster. However, you can take the bus to Harrisburg, Pa, take the walk to Harrisburg Amtrak, then take the train to Lancaster Amtrak. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lancaster.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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bus
Bus from State College to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week

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Questions & Answers

The distance between State College and Lancaster is 156 km. The road distance is 203 km.

The cheapest way to get from State College to Lancaster is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from State College to Lancaster is to drive which takes 2 h 23 min and costs $12 - $18.

It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from State College to Lancaster, including transfers.