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Lancaster, PA to Philadelphia bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$20.00
Shortest Duration2h 45m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1
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Lancaster-Philadelphia Bus Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Lancaster to Philadelphia?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $27.29 was the low point for bus fares from Lancaster to Philadelphia. Buses from Philadelphia to Lancaster are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $27.29 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 61 miles (98 kilometers) from Lancaster to Philadelphia. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Lancaster to Philadelphia at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Lancaster?

There is usually only one bus per day from Lancaster to Philadelphia. It leaves the station in Lancaster at 4:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Lancaster to Philadelphia. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Lancaster, PA to Philadelphia; ticket prices start at $21.00.

What bus companies travel from Lancaster to Philadelphia?

There is one bus company that operates from Lancaster to Philadelphia. Amtrak Thruway is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway12h 45m$31.37

Where does the bus leave from in Lancaster?

Most buses depart from the main station in Lancaster, Pennsylvania:

  • 53 E Mcgovern Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Philadelphia?

All buses from Lancaster arrive at one main station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

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