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Cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Lancaster

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to Lancaster, PA?

Lowest Price£16.96
Fastest Train1h 7m
Trains Per Day13
Train Lines2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Philadelphia to Lancaster
4.7
Based on 10 reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Keystone Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 86 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.2
Staff
4.2
Value
3.4
Condition
4.7
Anthony
4.0
31 January 2020Business
Cons
I wish there was an express from Lancaster Pa to Philadelphia
Yanni
5.0
1 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
The duration and seat.
Cons
A free drink maybe?
Tips
If you do not want to sit with someone else or have 2 or more people, scope out the whole train for free seats! Also be aware that there is a quiet car.
Arelis
5.0
30 August 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Todos
Christopher
4.0
16 June 2019
Pros
lots of leg room
Cons
support to get on to train with lots of luggage (which end hold luggage etc)
Julia
5.0
30 May 2019Business
Cons
I bought my tickets on line and I didn’t understand the pricing. One ticket was $120 to NY and the return was $60. The tickets said they were reserved coach tickets. There is no reserved coach on the train to or from Lancaster and NY on the trains I was on.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Lancaster?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Philadelphia to Lancaster is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Philadelphia to Lancaster was £16.96. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Philadelphia to Lancaster?

The distance between Philadelphia and Lancaster is approximately 60.68 miles, or 97.63 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 7 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Philadelphia to Lancaster?

Trains from Philadelphia to Lancaster are the busiest on Tuesday. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

There is one train station from which trains depart Philadelphia on their way to Lancaster:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

Where is the train station in Lancaster?

There is one train station where trains from Philadelphia arrive in Lancaster:

  • 53 E Mcgovern Ave

What train services are there from Philadelphia to Lancaster?

Typically there are 13 schedules to compare for your trip to Lancaster. On the route to Lancaster 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Keystone Service offers the most scheduled departures between Philadelphia to Lancaster, usually offering 11.93 trips per day. 13 train trips per day are direct connections to Lancaster, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Philadelphia to Lancaster, PA, which start at £29.88.

Here are the 2 train lines that operate from Philadelphia to Lancaster

Amtrak Keystone Service

Amtrak Keystone Service train tickets from Philadelphia to Lancaster start from £16.96, and on average cost £16.96. Daily there are 11.929825 Amtrak Keystone Service schedules to Lancaster. Amtrak Keystone Service in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Lancaster trains arrive at 53 E Mcgovern Ave,

From Philadelphia to Lancaster train travel on Amtrak Keystone Service takes 1 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lancaster faster, Amtrak Keystone Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 7 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Keystone Service offers 6.9375 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £16.96 for a one-way train ticket to Lancaster.

Avg. Time
1h 12m
Avg. Price
£16.96

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Amtrak Pennsylvanian train tickets from Philadelphia to Lancaster start from £16.96, and on average cost £16.96. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pennsylvanian schedules to Lancaster. Amtrak Pennsylvanian in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Lancaster trains arrive at 53 E Mcgovern Ave,

From Philadelphia to Lancaster train travel on Amtrak Pennsylvanian takes 1 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lancaster faster, Amtrak Pennsylvanian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 7 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Lancaster on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pennsylvanian scheduled trip per day, which will cost £16.96 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

Avg. Time
1h 8m
Avg. Price
£16.96

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