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Lewistown - Lancaster Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 6 daily trains from Lewistown to Lancaster. Traveling by train from Lewistown to Lancaster usually takes around 2 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in one hour and 38 minutes.

Distance77 mi (124 km)
Fastest train1h 38m
Lowest price€18.64
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

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

In the last month, €22.79 was the average price of a train ticket from Lewistown, PA to Lancaster, PA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 2 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €1.47 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Lewistown to Lancaster by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around €25 whenever you decide to board the train to Lancaster.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Since the average price of train trips from Lewistown to Lancaster remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Lewistown to Lancaster?

2 train services operate from Lewistown, Pennsylvania to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak53h 2m€24.97
Amtrak Pennsylvanian12h 12m€22.17
  • 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 5 Amtrak trains from Lewistown to Lancaster every day, as well as 5 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €19.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Lewistown to Lancaster 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Lewistown to Lancaster?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Lewistown to Lancaster. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Lewistown to Lancaster?

The distance between Lewistown and Lancaster is approximately 77 miles, or 124 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 38 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 Lewistown to Lancaster are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Lewistown at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 14:00. 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 Lewistown to Lancaster?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Lewistown to Lancaster. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

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

Station Information

Where is the train station in Lewistown?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Lewistown where you can board the train to Lancaster.

Train stations in Lewistown:

  • 150 Helen St

Where is the train station in Lancaster?

Arrival stations

Lancaster has one train station.

Need a return trip from Lancaster to Lewistown?

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