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How much are train tickets from Baltimore to Lancaster?

Lowest Price$42.00
Fastest Train2h 35m
Trains Per Day14
Train Lines1
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Price trends for trains from Baltimore to Lancaster

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Baltimore to Lancaster right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, $51.04 was the average price of a train ticket from Baltimore, MD to Lancaster, PA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $28.09 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Baltimore to Lancaster?

The distance between Baltimore and Lancaster is approximately 54 miles, or 87 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 35 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Baltimore to Lancaster are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Sunday 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 Baltimore at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Baltimore to Lancaster?

There are 14 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 Lancaster to Baltimore.

Which train should you take from Baltimore to Lancaster?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Baltimore, Maryland to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. However, there are 14 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak143h 26m$56.20

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

There are two stations in Baltimore where you can board the train to Lancaster:

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

Where is the train station in Lancaster?

Lancaster has one train station:

  • 53 E Mcgovern Ave

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