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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Trenton to Lancaster?

Lowest Price$32.00
Fastest Train1h 48m
Trains Per Day9
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Trenton 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 Trenton to Lancaster?

In the last month, $33.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Trenton, NJ to Lancaster, PA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $20.70 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Trenton to Lancaster?

The distance between Trenton and Lancaster is approximately 83 miles, or 134 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 48 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 Trenton 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 Trenton at 3:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Trenton to Lancaster?

There are 9 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Lancaster. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

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

Which train should you take from Trenton to Lancaster?

There are 3 train lines with service from Trenton, New Jersey to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 6 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak62h 40m$38.89
Amtrak Keystone Service21h 53m$34.84
Amtrak Pennsylvanian12h 6m$35.79

Where is the train station in Trenton?

There is one train station in Trenton:

  • 72 S Clinton Ave

Where is the train station in Lancaster?

Lancaster has one train station:

  • 53 E Mcgovern Ave

Price trends for trains from Trenton to Lancaster

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15OctNov

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Trenton, NJ to Lancaster, PA
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Keystone Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Evonie
5.0
July 19, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Love the peaceful and quiet ride.
Cons
Keep up the good works!!
Tips
Enjoy the ride!

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