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What train companies travel to Lancaster, Pennsylvania?

Located in Pennsylvania, Lancaster is accessible by train from 205 other cities. You can choose from 629 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Lancaster on Wanderu. Amtrak Keystone Service usually has the most trains on any given day.

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Train companies serving Lancaster

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak2025h 29m£70.15
Amtrak Keystone Service171h 11m£21.71
Amtrak Pennsylvanian152h 23m£36.13
  • Amtrak


    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey.

  • Amtrak Keystone Service

    Amtrak Keystone Service

    The Keystone Service is a daily train service that Amtrak operates from New York City to Harrisburg, PA. The route is notable for its high-speed rail portions, where the train can reach up to 125 mph. The train’s amenities include free WiFi, onboard restrooms, power outlets, and a Quiet Car for those who prefer to sleep, work, or study in a quieter atmosphere.

  • Amtrak Pennsylvanian

    Amtrak Pennsylvanian

    The Amtrak Pennsylvanian runs daily between New York City and Pittsburgh, passing through cities such as Philadelphia and Harrisburg. The trains feature basic amenities such as a cafe car and free onboard WiFi and offer checked baggage service.

Which train service has the best service to Lancaster?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Lancaster by train with Amtrak Pennsylvanian giving them a 4.9 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Pennsylvanian had the most comfortable train service to Lancaster taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Pennsylvanian offers. They rate Amtrak Pennsylvanian a 4.7 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Lancaster punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak Keystone Service has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Lancaster, rating them a 4.8 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Lancaster?

£8.28 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Lancaster, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Lancaster. In the last month, trains from Elizabethtown to Lancaster had the lowest average price at £8.28. The train from Mount Joy to Lancaster also tends to start at relatively low prices.

Where is the train station in Lancaster, PA?

The main train station in Lancaster is 53 E Mcgovern Ave. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Lancaster.

What is the closest airport to Lancaster, PA?

The closest airport to Lancaster is Lancaster Airport (LNS), it is located 5.8 miles from the city center of Lancaster.

Is Lancaster a popular train travel destination?

Lancaster ranks number 11 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 145 in United States. Lancaster ranks number 5 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Lancaster via train service. On average 153 direct daily train trips serve Lancaster.

What is the population of Lancaster?

The population of Lancaster is 59339. Lancaster ranks number 12 in terms of population in Pennsylvania and number 326 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Lancaster cost?

Train tickets to Lancaster range from £8 for a short trip to Lancaster, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Lancaster starts at , and a longer trip by train to Lancaster can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as £28 .

What type of traveler does Lancaster attract?

People who take the train to Lancaster are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Lancaster easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Lancaster?

The closest train station to the city center of Lancaster is 53 E Mcgovern Ave, located just 1.1 miles away. Select 53 E Mcgovern Ave as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Lancaster. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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