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Trip Summary

There are 10 daily trains from Lancaster to Trenton. Traveling by train from Lancaster to Trenton usually takes around 2 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Keystone Service train can make the trip in one hour and 48 minutes.

Distance83 mi (134 km)
Fastest train1h 48m
Lowest price£21.89
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines3

What is the price of a train ticket from Lancaster to Trenton?

In the last month, £25.01 was the average price of a train ticket from Lancaster, PA to Trenton, NJ. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £14.22 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£42£28£14JunJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Lancaster to Trenton will vary between £23 and £40. Planning a train trip to Trenton within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Lancaster over the next 7 days is £23. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Lancaster to Trenton by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £25 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Lancaster to Trenton in October, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £31 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

£53£42£32£21£113020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 22 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Trenton from Lancaster will be about £14.22 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Lancaster to Trenton?

There are 3 train lines with service from Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Trenton, New Jersey. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 6 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak63h 27m£30.38
Amtrak Keystone Service31h 57m£25.70
Amtrak Pennsylvanian12h 14m£28.61
  • Amtrak

    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. On average, there are 6 Amtrak trains from Lancaster to Trenton every day, as well as 7 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £22.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Lancaster to Trenton during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Lancaster to Trenton?

The distance between Lancaster and Trenton is approximately 83 miles, or 134 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 48 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Lancaster to Trenton are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Lancaster at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Lancaster to Trenton?

There are 10 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Trenton. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Trenton to Lancaster.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Lancaster?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Lancaster.

Where is the train station in Trenton?

Arrival stations

Trenton has one train station.

Need a return trip from Trenton to Lancaster?

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