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Lancaster-Providence Train Timetable
There are 6 daily trains from Lancaster to Providence. Traveling by train from Lancaster to Providence usually takes around 7 hours and 58 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 6 hours and 17 minutes.
|Distance||284 mi (456 km)|
|Fastest train||6h 17m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Lancaster to Providence?
In the last month, £71.14 was the average price of a train ticket from Lancaster, PA to Providence, RI. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £64.19 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Lancaster to Providence will vary between £54 and £123. Planning a train trip to Providence within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Lancaster over the next 7 days is £59. 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
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Lancaster to Providence 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 £61 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Lancaster to Providence in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £83 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
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Providence from Lancaster will be about £64.19 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Lancaster to Providence?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Providence, Rhode Island. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
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 Providence every day, as well as 8 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £35.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Lancaster to Providence 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 Providence?
The distance between Lancaster and Providence is approximately 284 miles, or 456 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 17 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Lancaster to Providence 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 Saturday 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 07:00 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 Providence?
There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Providence to Lancaster.
Where is the train station in Lancaster?
There is one train station in Lancaster.
Where is the train station in Providence?
Providence has one train station.
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