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There are 3 ways to get from West Chester to Lancaster by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 92 bus, train  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the line 92 bus from High St & Washington St - FS to Lancaster Av & Valley Rd 92
  2. Take the train from Paoli Amtrak Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...

$26 - $38

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  59m

  1. Take a taxi from West Chester to Lancaster 41.7 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  59m

  1. Drive from West Chester to Lancaster 41.7 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from West Chester to Lancaster is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 59m.

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The quickest way to get from West Chester to Lancaster is to taxi which costs $140 - $170 and takes 59m.

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The distance between West Chester and Lancaster is 38 miles. The road distance is 41.7 miles.

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The best way to get from West Chester to Lancaster without a car is to line 92 bus and train which takes 2h 20m and costs $26 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2h 20m to get from West Chester to Lancaster, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Chester to Lancaster is 42 miles. It takes approximately 59m to drive from West Chester to Lancaster.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Lancaster. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from West Chester to Lancaster.
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  • Distance: 37.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 20m

What companies run services between West Chester, PA, USA and Lancaster, PA, USA?

There is no direct connection from West Chester to Lancaster. However, you can take the line 92 bus to Lancaster Av & Valley Rd, take the walk to Paoli Amtrak Station, then take the train to Lancaster Amtrak Station. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Lancaster.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Paoli Amtrak Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from High St & Washington St - FS to Lancaster Av & Valley Rd
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Other operators
Taxi from West Chester to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
59m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Wilmington Taxi Service
Phone
+1 302-804-1134
Delaware Wilmington Taxi
Phone
+1 302-345-1198
Website
delawareridetaxi.weebly.com

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