The distance between Allentown to Lancaster is 58.33 miles or 93.85 km. A train trip from Allentown to Lancaster typically takes 3 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lancaster faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 9 minutes to get from Allentown to Lancaster.
A train getaway to Lancaster clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Lancaster before you have to hop on the train back to Allentown. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Lancaster. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Wednesday trains from Allentown to Lancaster are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Lancaster. One train carrier operates regular service on the Allentown to Lancaster route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Allentown to Lancaster, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Allentown to Lancaster, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Allentown to Lancaster, which start at $56.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Allentown to Lancaster start from $41.00, and on average cost $41.00. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Lancaster. Amtrak in Allentown leaves from Bus Terminal - 325 Hamilton St, And in Lancaster trains arrive at 53 E Mcgovern Ave,
From Allentown to Lancaster train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lancaster faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 9 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $41.00 for a one-way train ticket to Lancaster.