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Trains from Princeton Junction to Lancaster

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Princeton Junction - Lancaster Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Princeton Junction to Lancaster. Traveling by train from Princeton Junction to Lancaster usually takes around 2 hours, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance91 mi (147 km)
Fastest train2h 0m
Lowest price$43.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Princeton Junction to Lancaster?

2 train services operate from Princeton Junction to Lancaster. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12h 14m$75.00
Amtrak Keystone Service11h 57m$43.00
  • 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 1 Amtrak trains from Princeton Junction to Lancaster every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $75.

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  • Amtrak Keystone Service

    Amtrak Keystone Service

    The Keystone Service is a daily train service that Amtrak operates from New York City to Harrisburg, PA. The route is notable for its high-speed rail portions, where the train can reach up to 125 mph. This speed means the trip from Princeton Junction to Lancaster takes just 1 hours and 57 minutes on the Keystone Service. The train’s amenities include free WiFi, onboard restrooms, power outlets, and a Quiet Car for those who prefer to sleep, work, or study in a quieter atmosphere. Tickets on this route usually cost , but if you book in advance, you may be able to score a $43 ticket.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Princeton Junction 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Princeton Junction to Lancaster?

The distance between Princeton Junction and Lancaster is approximately 91 miles, or 147 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Princeton Junction to Lancaster. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Friday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Princeton Junction at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. 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 Princeton Junction to Lancaster?

Trains leave the station in Princeton Junction twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Lancaster faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

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

Station Information

Where is the train station in Princeton Junction?

Main departure station: 2 Wallace Cir

There is one train station in Princeton Junction.

All train stations in Princeton Junction:

  • 2 Wallace Cir

Where is the train station in Lancaster?

Main arrival station: 53 E Mcgovern Ave

Lancaster has one train station.

All train stations in Lancaster:

  • 53 E Mcgovern Ave

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