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Ardmore - Lancaster Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

8 trains operate daily from Ardmore to Lancaster. The train trip from Ardmore to Lancaster is usually about one hour and 2 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Keystone Service train can get you there in as little as 57 minutes.

Distance54 mi (87 km)
Fastest train0h 57m
Lowest price$19.00
Trains per day8
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Keystone Service
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Ardmore to Lancaster

(Based on 7 ratings and reviews)

4.4

1.0

Alyssa

July 2, 2019- Business

Amtrak Keystone Service

The train station was ridiculous to figure out , I asked the septa workers if I was standing in the right place to get my train they say yes.. only to find out an hour later I had been in the wrong spot .. I go to the other side and no train with my train number ever showed up and I missed the Show I was supposed to attend

Price trends for trains from Ardmore to Lancaster

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JulJul

Monthly avg. prices

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Which train should you take from Ardmore to Lancaster?

2 train services operate from Ardmore to Lancaster. Amtrak Keystone Service usually has more trains scheduled, with 7 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 59m$19.00
Amtrak Keystone Service71h 2m$19.00
  • 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 Ardmore to Lancaster every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $19.

  • 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 Ardmore to Lancaster takes just 1 hours and 2 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 $19 ticket.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Ardmore and Lancaster is approximately 54 miles, or 87 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 57 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Lancaster.

Trains from Ardmore 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 Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

The earliest train departs Ardmore at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 8 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Ardmore to Lancaster.

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

City Information

Ardmore

Ardmore, PA, US - ARD-0

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Ardmore is a small, unincorporated town about 10 miles west of Philadelphia. Ardmore is one of the largest and wealthiest communities in the Philadelphia Main Line region, which is a string of suburbs located along the historic Pennsylvania Railroad Main Line. Today, Ardmore is a popular place to live for professionals who commute into Philly on the SEPTA Regional Rail and for academics associated with nearby Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College.

Ardmore has some famous historical sights, including many homes built in the 1700s and two houses designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Suburban Square, a shopping center dating to 1928, is an outdoor destination for upscale retail and dining. Also check out Carlino's Market, serving gourmet food, and Ardmore Farmers Market, selling fresh cheeses and meats with plenty of lunch options.

The Lincoln Highway runs through the center of Ardmore and leads into Philadelphia proper. Amtrak's Keystone service from Harrisburg to Philadelphia also stops in Ardmore, connecting to other Amtrak lines in Philadelphia that travel to New York City, Boston, Washington, and more.

Lancaster

Lancaster is a city in the Piedmont Region, between Baltimore and Philadelphia, primarily known for being a hub of Pennsylvania's Amish Country. One of Lancaster's most popular attractions is the Central Market, housed in an impressive structure built in 1889. Here, you can shop from over 60 vendors and sample their fresh fruits, cheeses, or baked treats and purchase handmade Amish goods unique to the area.

Lancaster also features a growing art scene, and Gallery Row downtown hosts some of the town's best boutiques, art galleries, and vintage shops. The Demuth Museum and Lancaster Museum of Art offer additional venues for culture vultures to check out. If you're visiting with kids, don't miss Dutch Wonderland just outside of town; this royal theme park includes 32 rides and activities catering to young children.

Lancaster features a vibrant food scene with plenty of selections and cuisines for even the most discerning foodies. Some local favorites include C'est La Vie, The Brasserie Restaurant & Bar, and Shot & Bottle.

Amtrak Pennsylvanian and Keystone Service trains stop in Lancaster and connect the town with Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and New York. OurBus offers intercity bus routes to Lancaster, as well. The nearest airport for passenger flights is in Philadelphia, about 60 miles away or just an hour on the train.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Ardmore?

Main departure station: 44 Station Road

There is one train station in Ardmore.

All train stations in Ardmore:

  • 44 Station Road

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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