There are 7 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lancaster by train, bus, subway, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 18 min

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

$126 - $319

Cheapest option

Bus, subway  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Wiehle-Reston East Station
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to York, Pa
  4. Take the bus from York to Lancaster

$35 - $64

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw 5A
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to York, Pa
  3. Take the bus from York to Lancaster

$36 - $64

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lancaster 138.1 miles

$13 - $20

Fly Washington Dulles to Harrisburg, train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Harrisburg (MDT) IAD - MDT
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak

$209 - $453

Fly Washington Dulles to Philadelphia, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak

$215 - $836

Bus, subway, train to Baltimore, fly to Lancaster  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw
  2. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  3. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  4. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Lancaster (LNS) BWI - LNS

$58 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lancaster is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lancaster is to drive which takes 2 h 41 min and costs $13 - $20.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Lancaster is 155 km. The road distance is 221 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lancaster, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Lancaster via 7Th St & Maryland Ave, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW, Washington, Dc and York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Lancaster, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lancaster via Wiehle-Reston East Station, WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station, FARRAGUT WEST station, FARRAGUT NORTH station, UNION STATION station, Washington Union Station Amtrak, and Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak in around 5 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lancaster via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw, 7Th St & Maryland Ave, K St Nw & 6Th St Nw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW, First Street and Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, Dc, York, Pa, and York in around 6 h 3 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from NEW CARROLLTON MARC nb to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus operators
MWAA
Phone
+1(703) 417-8600
Website
mwaa.com
Bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Wiehle-Reston East Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
flydulles.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to York, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bieber Transportation Group
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com

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